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Dr. Anthony King - Former Director of LWF - dies in plane crash

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Wildlife Conservationist Dr. Anthony King dead in Mt. Kenya Plane Crash reports kenyanaviator.wordpress.com

 

Dr. King was killed yesterday when the Aeroprakt_A-22 FoxBat (Registration 5Y-LWF) that he uses for conservation purposes crashed in what sources say was during the initial climb from Nanyuki Civil airstrip for a survey flight of the area.

 

To read the full report click here.

 

Did anyone personally know Dr. King?

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Terribly sad news

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There is an obituary and selection of images of Dr. King on the Laikipia Wildlife Forum's Facebook page here.

 

Matt

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very sad, my condolences to his family :(

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Ecologist, journalist killed in Mt Kenya plane crash reports www.nation.co.ke.

 

A renowned Laikipia conservationist and a journalist were killed when a light aircraft they were travelling in crashed near Mt Kenya. Dr Anthony King was piloting the plane when it came down.

 

To read the full article click here.

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What is it with top ecologists and planes??

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he will be greatly missed

 

it is easy to get around by light plane but in that area there is a risk with clouds obscuring visability

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