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Maasai Mara plane crash kills two German tourists and two Kenyan pilots

Two German tourists and two Kenyan pilots have been killed in a plane crash in Maasai Mara national park, Kenyan police said.

The aircraft was carrying 11 passengers, including five Germans, four Americans and two Czechs, the AFP news agency said.

Three other passengers were seriously injured, police said.

Two German tourists and two Kenyan pilots have been killed in a plane crash in Maasai Mara national park

Two German tourists and two Kenyan pilots have been killed in a plane crash in Maasai Mara national park

Propeller planes are often used to take tourists to the Maasai Mara, one of Africa’s most popular attractions.

The plane, a light aircraft owned by Mombasa air, and was preparing to land at the Ngerede Airstrip near the Mara Safari Club, according to the Daily Nation newspaper.

A team from the Flying Doctors Service had been sent to the site, the AFP news agency said.