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Private chopper crashes into Lake Nakuru shortly after takeoff

October 21, 2017 7:54 AM
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Private chopper crashes into Lake Nakuru shortly after takeoff

A private chopper has crashed into Lake Nakuru shortly after takeoff from a hotel in the town.

Unconfirmed reports indicate that the chopper was carrying 4 men and a woman.

Rescue efforts are underway and the National Disaster Management Unit (NDMU) and Red Cross are on the scene.

NDMU has activated a National Police Service chopper to support Nakuru County Disaster Team on search and rescue operation.

Nakuru County Commissioner Joshua Nkanatha has confirmed that KWS boats from Lake Naivasha are expected to help in the rescue mission.

Source: standardmedia.co.ke

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