By Kwame Ismail Nkurunziza
Sad news reaching our desk is that a helicopter belonging to the Uganda People’s Defence Forces (UPDF) has crashed this afternoon in Entebbe municipality near Lido beach.
According to eyewitnesses, the Police fire brigade from Entebbe International Airport rushed to the scene of the accident and pulled out two occupants who are said to be UPDF officers and rushed them to the nearby Kisubi hospital for medical attention. One pilot identified as Caroline Busingye has been confirmed dead.
The UPDF Spokesperson Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso hs confirmed the crash, saying that the chopper was off for training flight piloted by two cadet trainees.
We will avail you with more details about this matter as we gather more information.