The crash occurred on Friday morning after the plane left Wilson Airport in Nairobi. It is reported that the plane was heading for the city of Lamu.
"The Aircraft Accident Investigations Directorate, under the Ministry of Transport, Infrastructure, Housing, and Urban Development, is carrying out investigations to establish the cause of the accident," Kenya Airport Authority (KAA) officials said.
Plane operated by Silverstone crashes after take-off from Wilson Airport https://t.co/FyvXcDB04J— Capital FM Kenya (@CapitalFMKenya) October 11, 2019
According to the radio station, several passengers were injured. They were taken to local hospitals. The exact number of victims is not specified.