Trainee Pilot saved Alive by Fishermen After her Plane Crashed into a Lake in Uganda

A 24-year-old female trainee pilot whose name was given as Mercy, has thanked her stars after she was  saved by 4 fishermen on Wednesday December 15.




Mercy after she was saved by the fishermen who saw her bird crash-landed into Lake Gogonyo, Gogonyo Sub County in Pallisa District in eastern Uganda, is currently admitted at Pallisa Hospital where she’s undergoing treatment.


Reports gathered by through a local publication, reveals that the trainee pilot is a student of  East African Aviation School, formerly Soroti Flying School, and she’s positively responding to treatments.



An eyewitness who gave his name as Mr Moses Okurutu, said;

“We saw the plane coming down and thought it was normal. We thought it was just flying around. However, moments later, it crashed into the lake.


Four fishermen jumped into the water and swam to where the plane had crashed. They rescued the lady on their backs.” 


Ms Immaculate Alaso, the North Bukedi police spokesperson, who confirmed the incident, said she’s still gathering more information but investigation into the cause of the crash is underway.


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