By Ahura Mujuni Mark
Ugandan MPs sitting sitting on the defense committee have decided to travel to Kenya this month to investigate more about the multiple helicopter crash in Kenya where seven soldiers lost lives.
The MPs are ready to work with Kenyan MPs in order to compare the findings got by the investigation team that was established by president Yoweri Museveni .
The legislators arrived at the decision on Tuesday in a meeting where they also drew their work plan to head to Kenya.
The MPs will visit the the scene of the crashes,and asses the weather condition among other things in order to get a convincing answer to what caused the crashes.
“We want to find out whether the accident was due to pilot error or bad weather condition ,That is why we want to move to Kenya this month to come back and compare notes with the investigation team.”said one of the MPs on the committee.
The MPs also want an assurance from government that it will compensate the families of the dead soldiers.
The helicopters were heading to Somalia on a peace keeping mission ,where Uganda has for years sustained its efforts to restore peace.