On 3 March, a helicopter crashed shortly after taking off from a remote island in Lake Turkana in northwest Kenya.
Four Americans and a Kenyan pilot were killed when their helicopter, a Bell 505 Jet Ranger X (5Y-KDL), crashed shortly after taking off from a remote island in Lake Turkana in a national park in northwest Kenya.
UPDATE: Kenya Helicopter crash
Details continue to emerge following a horrific helicopter crash in a remote island in Kenya’s Lake Turkana on Sunday night. The crash killed 5, including four Americans.
Photos have now emerged, showing charred remains of the helicopter. pic.twitter.com/v6YanHtUmP
— CGTN Africa (@cgtnafrica) March 4, 2019
— KCAA (@CAA_Kenya) March 4, 2019
The fatal helicopter crash on Sunday at Lobolo Camp on the shores of Lake Turkana that claimed the life of Deputy President William Ruto’s pilot adds to the long list of aircraft disasters that have rocked Kenya’s airspace. pic.twitter.com/C2PSdMyOEC
— The Light Magazine (@lightmagazinerw) March 4, 2019