A private helicopter belonging to President Uhuru Kenyatta has crashed into Lake Nakuru this morning after what is reported as a technical hitch.
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The plane with tail number 5Y-NMJ and Aérospatiale 350B3e Ecureuil model was reportedly flying a team of political staff close to Nakuru senator Susan Kihika to Narok.
Among those on board are said to be one Sam Gitau, Anthony Ngari and the pilot, Apollo Malowa.
It is not clear if there are any survivors from the crash but police and military helicopters have rushed to the scene to rescue any survivors.
Here is a video of the chopper taking off from Jarika County Lodge today.