Silverstone says all the passengers and crew, who were aboard their crashed plane, have safely been evacuated.
In a Friday statement to newsrooms, Silverstone said they are “assessing the situation” to know exactly what caused the 9am accident.
“We can confirm that our Fokker 50, 5Y-IZO has had an incident while taking off at Wilson Airport at 9am this morning. The aircraft was operating the Wilson-Mombasa-Lamu-Mombasa-Wilson route,” said the company in its press statement.
“The passengers and the crew have all been safely disembarked and we are currently working with the relevant authorities to assess the situation.
“We thank the emergency services at Wilson Airport for their quick response and cooperation,” said Silverstone.