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

Laikipia wildlife conservationist aircraft crash

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#1 armchair bushman

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 10:47 AM

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 10:57 AM

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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Posted 25 February 2013 - 11:20 AM

Terribly sad news

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 11:51 AM

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

 

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 11:57 AM

very sad, my condolences to his family :(
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Posted 25 February 2013 - 03:11 PM

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.

 

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Posted 25 February 2013 - 03:51 PM

What is it with top ecologists and planes??



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Posted 02 March 2013 - 05:08 AM

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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