Meet the lady who was buried under debris for 21 days after a plane crash; survived miraculously
Meet – Kechi Okwuchi, on December 10, 2005, she was involved in a plane crash in Nigeria that took 107 of the 109 lives on board. She was 16 years old and 1 of 2 survivors, and sustained 3rd degree burns over 65% of her body and given a 30% chance of survival.
Kechi Okwuchi is so much more than a singer and competitor. She’s a survivor. At aged 16, she emerged badly injured from a plane crash over Nigeria which took the lives of 107 passengers.Kechi suffered third-degree burns to most of her body, and her chances of survival were slim.
The Odds Of A plane crash Are One In 11 Million, Yet You’re Still Afraid. It’s also extremely safe, but people continue to fear it Nevertheless, the likelihood of dying in a plane crash (or even being in one) is so slim it’s almost pointless to quantify.
She was air-lifted to Milpark Hospital in Johannesburg, South Africa for immediate medical attention and treatment, and later to Shriners Hospitals for Children in Galveston, Texas, United States, where she has undergone over 100 reconstructive surgeries.
She resumed high school in 2009 and graduated from the University of Saint Thomas with a First Class Degree in Economics in 2015. She got invited into six honour societies, including the International Economics Honour Society.
Today, Kechi Okwuchi is a Singer, Songwriter, Inspirational Speaker, Social Impact Advocate and by spring 2022, she will be a Published Author.
“I don’t hide behind anything. I don’t hide how I am, how I look from the world. I want people to feel like they can be their genuine selves in any given situation because that’s the way that they’re supposed to be. That’s the way to be really happy in this world,” said Okwuchi.
You can watch her singing below