Another UPDF Chopper Crashes At Entebbe

A Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) helicopter piloted by two has crashed near Lido Beach in Entebbe.

According to the UPDF Spokesperson Brig. Gen Flavia Byekwaso, the chopper crashed a few metres away from the Air Force base.

“Today afternoon at about 2:15 pm a jet ranger piloted by two cadet trainees on a mutual training flight came down immediately after takeoff near Lido beach,” UPDF Spokesperson Brig. Gen Flavia Byekwaso tweeted.

She added that two cadet trainees have been rushed to hospital to ascertain their health as UPDF’s aviation team is on ground to investigate the matter.

“The two were rushed to hospital to ascertain their health. Our aviation team is on ground to investigate the mishap,” Byekwaso said.

Details to follow…..

 

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