The cause of the crash is yet to be established.
Silverstone Air released a statement following the Friday morning accident stating, "We can confrim that our Fokker 50, 5Y-IZO, had an incident while taking off at 9:00AM ... The passengers and crew have been safely disembarked and we are currently working with the relevant authorities to assess the situation."
“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,” read part of a statement by the Kenya Airports Authority.
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