A trainee pilot narrowly escaped death after a light aircraft he was flying crashed near Malindi airport on Thursday.
The plane crashed on the roof of a house at Furunzi, a few metres from the runway. The pilot was alone.
The pilot was rushed to Malindi hospital in critical condition before being transferred to Mombasa for specialised treatment .
Hundreds of curious onlookers flocked to the scene. The aircraft was extensively damaged.
Police have taken up the matter with a view to establishing what caused the crash.