Missing Nakuru chopper doesn’t belong to Kenyatta family, clarifies KCAA
The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority has clarified that the helicopter which crashed into Lake Nakuru Saturday morning does not belong to the Kenyatta family.
Initial reports indicated that the helicopter that which crashed with five people on board belonged to President Uhuru Kenyatta’s family.
“Kenya Civil Aviation Authority wishes to confirm that there was a helicopter accident this morning at Lake Nakuru. Initial indications are that there are no survivers,” KCAA said in a statement signed by Director General Captain Gilbert Kibe read in part.
“There were five people on board—a pilot including three male passengers and one female passenger. Investigations are ongoing through appropriate Government agencies as to the cause of the accident and we cannot give further details at this time.”
“We wish to clarify that the helicopter is owned and operated by Flex Air Chatters run by Captain Bootsy Mutiso contrary to media reports that it belongs to H.E President Uhuru Kenyatta.
No one so far, seven hours after crash, has been rescued.
Lake Nakuru where the accident happened is infested by hippopotamus.