A Zambia Air Force (ZAF) aircraft has crash-landed at Mukinge Mission Hospital airstrip in Kasempa district, leaving two officers injured.
The incident happened today around 08:00 hours.
North Western Province Commissioner of police Joe Njase who confirmed the development.
Mr Njase explained that the mishap happened after the aircraft slipped off the runway due to wet grass and poor weather condition.
He said the five sitter aircraft was taking five 210 litre drums of fuel to Mukinge mission hospital from Lusaka.
“And on board was Colonel Nyika (pilot), Major Akakandelwa (Co pilot), Major Lwendo Mubita (Air Crew) who is complaining of general body pains, and Sgt Mundanda Hansen aged 29yrs (plane technician) who sustained a cut on the right leg and he is complaining of general body pains and the two are admitted in Mukinge Mission Hospital,” Mr Njase said.
He revealed that the aircraft has a shattered front window screen and a damaged front nose.