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The aircraft involved in the crash in Somalia. (Photo: Alan Wilson - Embraer Emb-120RT Brasilia '5Y-AXO' African Express, CC BY-SA 2.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=36305632)

African Express Airways Embraer 120 Crashes in Somalia

A Kenyan-registered aircraft belonging to African Express Airways with registration 5Y-AXO crashed as it was approaching the Bardale Airstrip in Somalia on at around 4 p.m. on Monday. The aircraft was reportedly carrying six passengers aboard including two Kenyan pilots, a trainee pilot, a flight engineer and two other airline employees. Both the Kenya Civil Aviation Authority and its Somalian counterpart confirmed the incident. Details of what really transpired are still patchy, but reports suggest that the aircraft was brought…