VIDEO: UPDF Jet Misses Crashing With Passenger Aircraft by Meters


The ongoing “routine” training of pilots with country’s Russian jet fighters almost ended tragically this afternoon, cost after one of them barely missed crashing into what appeared to be a passenger aircraft in Kampala.

A video footage taken by twitter user Joseph Wangusa shows one of the jets coming very close to contact with the plane, find which seems to have been descending onto Entebbe.

These jets started yesterday Thursday to make acrobatic drills in Kampala airspace in what the UPDF spokesperson Col Paddy Ankunda termed as routine test flights.

Other officials were quoted as saying that the pilots were training for an air show at the May 12th inauguration of President Yoweri  Museveni.



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