By Ella Makondo
Sosoliso airplane crash survivor and America’s Got Talent finalist, Kechi Okwuchi says life has been interesting with lots of hills and valleys but she is thankful to God for keeping her alive as she celebrates her 31st birthday.
On December 10, 2005 Kechi was on board alongside 109 passengers in a Sosoliso airline from Abuja which crash- landed at Port Harcourt International Airport.
The plane, a McDonnell Douglas Dc- 9- 32 slammed into the ground and burst into flames killing 107 out of 109.
She was one of two survivors of the accident, spending four months in the ICU and then three more months at the hospital due to the intensity of the burns she sustained.
Kechi, however discovered her singing talent after the accident and became singer as well as a motivational speaker.
She was among the finalist at the twelfth season of America’s Got Talent show in 2017.
Kechi who was born on 29th, October, 1989 took to her Instagram page to share a lovely video of herself.
She wrote “I’m 31 today 🥳🥳🥳 31 and FOOOINE😏😆 2020 has been very interesting with lots of hills and valleys, but I’m feeling extremely grateful today regardless😌I thank God that I’m alive, I’m healthy and I’m surrounded by loved ones. Given the kind of year it’s been, just having these 3 things makes you one of the lucky ones.🥰🥰🥰.”
Many of her fans who commented on her post wished her the best of life and prayed God to grant her long life.