ENTEBBE – The Uganda People’s Defense Forces (UPDF) chopper has crashed near Lido beach Entebbe, a few meters away from the airbase.
UPDF Spokesperson Brig Gen Flavia Byekwaso revealed that the incident happened at around 2:15pm on Thursday, February 11, 2021.
According to Byekwaso, the jet had two cadet trainees on board.
“Today afternoon at about 2:15pm a jet ranger piloted by two cadet trainees on a mutual training flight came down immediately after take off near Lido beach. The two were rushed to hospital to ascertain their health,” she said.
She added that the aviation team is on ground to investigate the mishap.
Details to follow…