Police Aircraft Crashes In Eastern Kenya



   Police aircraft crashes in eastern Kenya (photos)
A Kenyan police helicopter carrying a security team to a meeting in Marsabit, crash-landed in the eastern region of Meru on Saturday morning, June 13.
The Eastern Regional commissioner and his security team were reportedly heading for a joint security meeting with North Eastern counterparts when the incident occurred.  

Police spokesman Charles Owino disclosed that the chopper had six occupants, 2 pilots and 4 passengers-all members of Eastern Security committee.
Police aircraft crashes in eastern Kenya (photos)
The injured passengers have been admitted at Meru Level 5 hospital. Police Airwing Commandant Rodgers Mbithi said he and the pilot in the ill-fated chopper left Wilson airport in Nairobi with two choppers heading for the meeting.

Mbithi who was on a different chopper said; "I have talked to the pilot and he, with the others, who were on board are okay and are in stable condition."
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It is speculated that the chopper which is among the new fleets acquired by police crashed due to bad weather. An Investigation has been launched into the incident. 

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