Minister Saitoti and Ass Minister Orwa Ojode Feared Dead in Helicopter Crash
Internal Security assistant minister Orwa Ojode
NAIROBI, Kenya: Four people have been killed after a police helicopter crashed at Kibiku forest within Ngong.Witnesses at the scene said the chopper caught fire on impact.
Unconfirmed reports said top government officials may have been on board the police chopper.
The police helicopters are usually used by government officials.
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Capital News » 4 dead in Kenya police helicopter crash
By NATION REPORTER
Posted Sunday, June 10 2012 at 10:03
Kenya's Internal Security ministerProf George Saitoti, his deputy Orwa Ojode and five others are feared dead when a Police chopper crashed in Kibiku area in Ngong forest at 9am on Sunday, according to police sources.
The two were heading to Orwa Ojode's Ndhiwa Constituency for a fundraising.
Other passengers on board were the ministers' bodyguards and two pilots
It's exactly four years when 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.
1. Captain Nancy Gituanja
2. Captain Luke Oyugi
3. Inspector Joshua Tonkei
4. Sergeant Thomas Murimi
5. Orwa Ojode
6. George Saitoti