By Netani Rika
THE wreckage of a light aircraft carrying two Fijian missionaries has been found in a Kenyan mountain range. Pastor Sakaraia Mataika and his son, Paula Tekei, were with eight others on a Fly SAX flight from Kitale to Nairobi.
There is no word as yet on survivors.
The aircraft, a Cessna 208 Grand Caravan was initially reported missing but aviation officials have confirmed that the wreckage has been found.
It’s understood the wreckage was found at 11,000 feet in the Arberdare Range.
A rescue team is expected to be on scene shortly.
Pastor Mataika has been a missionary for the Christian Mission Fellowship in Kenya for 10 years.