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November 1, 2017 9:45 AM Latest update on Lake Nakuru chopper crash search mission

The search and recovery operation into the Lake Nakuru chopper crash which occurred on Thursday, October 21 is still ongoing, about two weeks since the incident occurred. No other bodies have been recovered since those of Captain Apollo Malowa and Anthony Kipyego were recovered on October 23. The National Disaster Operation Center (NDOC), in a statement 167

November 1, 2017 5:44 AM Search mission at Lake Nakuru remains a mystery

A mission to recover bodies and debris of the helicopter that crashed in Lake Nakuru is yet to yield any fruit despite the involvement of experts. Sonar machines from the Kenya Navy and a magnetometer from the Ministry of Mining have not been able to locate the wreckage. Six geologists from the ministry, working closely with divers, have not been able to recover 35

October 30, 2017 4:28 AM Malaria and typhoid hit Lake Nakuru helicopter crash divers

Several divers searching for the bodies of five people who died in a helicopter crash in Lake Nakuru a week ago have reportedly fallen sick. They are said to be suffering from typhoid due to contamination of the lake by sewerage. The lake is full of plastic bags, pieces of cloth and bottles. The divers from Kenya Navy, Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) and Kenya 32

October 29, 2017 7:35 PM Prayers held in search for bodies after air crash

An inter-denominational prayer service was on Sunday held on the shores of Lake Nakuru, as an intensified search went on for three bodies of the victims of a helicopter crash that occurred a week ago. The service was led by Apostle Sammy Ngaho and those who attended included local leaders and administrators. Some of them were Rift Valley regional coordinator 33

October 29, 2017 11:29 AM Traffic and public transport diversions in place as 20,000 take part in Dublin Marathon

Around 20,000 people are expected to descend on Dublin for the race which kicked off at 9am from Fitzwilliam Street. The 26-mile race will stretch from North Circular Road through Drimnagh and Inchicore before passing UCD and finishing up at Merrion Square. Fitzwilliam Square and Merrion Square are closed and motorists are advised to plan ahead to avoid 31

October 29, 2017 7:58 AM Kenya: Search Mission of Chopper Crash Victims Put in Prayer

An interdenominational prayer service will be held at Lake Nakuru on Sunday amid desperation for the recovery of three passengers of the helicopter that crashed in the lake last Saturday. Nakuru Governor Lee Kinyanjui and Rift Valley Regional Coordinator Wanyama Musiambo promised families of the victims that the search, which entered its eighth day on Saturday 29

October 28, 2017 2:48 PM Geologists join search in Nakuru chopper crash

A team of 10 geologists from the Ministry of Mining has arrived in Nakuru to help in the recovery of of debris and bodies of three victims of last Saturday's Lake Nakuru helicopter crash. However, they could not start their work immediately as it was still raining. The team from the Geology Department brought with them a magnetometer that will complement 34

October 25, 2017 8:30 AM 3 still missing in helicopter crash

Families of three victims of the Saturday campaign chopper crash in Lake Nakuru remain in agony after the fourth day of a search for their bodies failed to yield results. The search continued as the Aircraft Accident Investigation Unit, under the State department of transport, began a probe into the cause of the crash. Tuesday’s search was also interrupted 22

October 25, 2017 5:49 AM Detectives question club workers in helicopter accident probe

Detectives are tracing the last movements of five people who were killed in last Saturday's helicopter crash in Lake Nakuru. The team of officers from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations and the Police Crime Unit want to determine whether the pilot was under the influence alcohol or had been drugged before he embarked on the journey 23

October 24, 2017 6:18 AM Search for 3 bodies still missing after Nakuru chopper crash resumes

By SIMON NDONGA, NAIROBI, Kenya, Oct 24 – The search for three bodies still missing after the Lake Nakuru helicopter crash is set to resume on Tuesday. Two bodies have already been retrieved from the North Eastern side of the lake close to where a team of divers found debris of the ill-fated helicopter that crashed into Lake Nakuru on Saturday morning 6