UPDF CHOPPER CRASH: Photo Of Killed Ugandan Officer Nahamya

visit web geneva; font-size: small;”>Patrick Nahamya’s life was cut short when his chopper tumbled down in the mountain before bursting into flames.

His body was found on Tuesday alongside that of his colleague Pilot Spear Leti who hailed from Arua.

The choppers were on their way to drop supplies to AMISOM troops in Somalia.

In the photograph, a handsome Nahamya is spotted smiling.

The M1-17 crew members who safely landed in Wajir are Maj. Charles Okidi (pilot), Capt. Sam Kitegeyi (co-pilot,) Lt. Charles Alemu (flight engineer), WOI George Nakabanda (electrician), WOI Yahaya Wamagari (medical officer), Wilberforce Kalulu (armament technical officer) and Staff Sgt. Coleb Mugwisa (deputy armament officer)

Those who were rescued on Monday include Lt. Col. Chris Kasaija, Lt. Robert Bakasha (co-pilot), Lt. Asaph Barigye (technical officer), Asad Magombe (armament technical officer), WOI Ongaria Patrick (dep. armament officer) and staff sergeant-John Komunda (electrician)

In the meantime, seven UPDF soldiers are still missing but Kenya authorities are working round the clock to rescue them.


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