Breaking News: Prof Saitoti, Orwa Ojode Killed in Police Chopper Crash
Kenya’s Internal Security ministers Prof George Saitoti and Orwa Ojode on Sunday were killed when a Police chopper crashed in Kibiku area in Ngong forest at 9am on Sunday. Their deaths comes exactly four years after a chopper carrying MPs Kipkalya Kones and Lorna Laboso crashed in Narok. According to an eye witness, the helicopter was seen diving from the sky and full of smoke before crushing and exploding into flames. “The Chopper was filled with smoke before it crashed. I heard two explosions as it went up in flames,” said Rose Kwamboka. More follows
Kenyan Ministers Feared Dead in Plane Crash
Senior Kenya government officials are among the seven people feared dead in a police helicopter crash Sunday morning in the Ngong area on the outskirts of Nairobi.
Initial manifest pointed at a senior cabinet minister and his assitant who were travelling in the ill-fated chopper. Also believed to be in the crash are their bodyguards and the pilot. The helicopter crashed and burst into fierce flames on impact of crash.
The Chopper left early in the morning from Wilson Aiport and was headed towards Ndhiwa in Homabay County before the tragedy occured. The scene is littered badly burned bodies recognition as police officers look shocked. Parts of the wreckage scene including pistols can be seen at the crash scene.
Military police have arrived at the scene as VIPs led AP Comanadant Kinuthia Mbugua, PPO Nairobi Area Kibuchi as staring in shock. There is no survivor in the crash. Piolice are battling with members of the public milling around the scene.