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Plane Carrying Passengers And Crew Members Goes Missing

A search for a small passenger plane that disappeared on Tuesday was called off for the evening but will resume at dawn, said aviation authorities late on Tuesday.

The plane had taken off from Kitale, a town in Kenya’s west, en route to Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in the capital, Nairobi.

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) said it carried eight passengers and two crew members, according to a statement on the website of Fly Sax, the operator of the flight.

“Search and rescue teams were activated immediately and have no result on the missing plane as at Tuesday evening.

“They however, paused the search for the night and shall resume at first light Wednesday morning,” KCAA said.