10-Jun-12 5Y-CDT Eurocopter AS350B3e Ngong Hills, Kenya (6F)

Crashed in woodland killing Kenya’s Security Minister, George Saitoti and his deputy Orwa Ojode, pilots Luke Oyugi, Nancy Gituanja and bodyguards Inspector Joshua Tonkei and Sergeant Thomas Murimis.  Only small size items remain after post-crash fire.  Helicopter had only been delivered earlier this year (see HeliHub.com story and local Kenyan story).  See also this YouTube video

Date:
10 June, 2012
Reg:
5Y-CDT
Make:
Eurocopter
Model:
AS350
MSN:
7238
Location:
Ngong Hills, near Nairobi
Country:
Kenya
Civil / Military:
Civil
Fatalities:
6
Operator:
Kenyan-Police-Air-Wing
Link:
http://www.chicagotribune.com/news/sns-rt-us-kenya-minister-crashbre85903d-20120610,0,1424498.story
Link:
http://www.capitalfm.co.ke/news/2012/06/six-kenyans-killed-in-copter-crash-mourned/
Link:
http://www.standardmedia.co.ke/?articleID=2000059577

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