UGANDA: Bahati, Nankabirwa in Kabale chopper crash
Minister Bahati, Nankabirwa in Kabale chopper crash
Minister David Bahati and government chief whip Ruth Nankabirwa were Friday involved in a helicopter crash in Kabale district.
Police said in a statement the air incident involved a helicopter reg no. 5X-KEG belonging to Kampala executive Aviation.
The incident happened at Makanga golf course.
The helicopter hit an electric wire a few minutes after take off and crush landed.
Police said all the occupants are safe and have been taken in their official vehicles.
The helicopter was piloted by Chris Dewit and assisted by Rowen Mcharry all from south Africa.
Nankabirwa and Bahati were coming from Ndorwa west to officiate at a women’s day function.
The incident has been reported at Kabale police station vide SD ref 40/06/04/2018.