Kenya police chopper crash

A Kenya Police chopper AgustaWestland AW119 registration: 5Y NPW crashed in Kaithe Kithoka area, in Meru county this morning.

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The chopper was ferrying the security team to Marsabit for a meeting when it crashed.

Kenya police chopper
Kenya police chopper AgustaWestland AW119 before it crashed

According to media reports, the chopper developed mechanical problems and crashed in banana plantations. Injured passengers were rushed to  Meu Level 5 hosputal.

Police spokesman Charles Owino said there were six occupants on board; two pilots and four passengers-members of Eastern Security committee.

Check out photos from the accident scene

Kenya police chopper
Kenya police chopper AgustaWestland AW119 after crashing in Meru

Kenya police chopper Kenya police chopper

Kenya police chopper
Kenya police chopper AgustaWestland AW119 after crashing in Meru

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