Plane Crash in Kenya Kills Four, Tourists on Board Included Americans

A plane carrying mostly tourists crashed in Kenya Wednesday, killing up to four people, NBC News reported. Two German tourists and two Kenyan pilots died, local police chief Peterson Maelo told Reuters. An AFP report said there were four American survivors, but this could not be confirmed. The aircraft, which crashed in Masai Mara national park, was carrying between 12 and 14 people, the BBC reported. Kenya's Daily Nation newspaper reported that six passengers on board the light aircraft, belonging to Mombasa Air, were seriously injured as the pilots prepared to land at Ngerede Airstrip near the Mara Safari Club.

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