Governor Tunai Chopper Crash: The video of the chopper that was carrying Narok Governor Samuel Tunai crashing has emerged.
The accident occurred as they left Enkipejus village in Narok North Sub-county. Governor Tunai had visited the area to attend the burial of Mzee Tompo ole Sasai, father of county Finance executive Julius Sasai.
Governor Tunai and MP Aramat were in the aircraft with security personnel and a pilot identified as Marc Goose, head of the Rapid Response Unit at Mara Elephant Project.
Witnesses said the pilot of the chopper tried to take off several times but was unable to. “After taking off for the fifth time, it crash landed after a 100m distance,” the witness said.
The pilot of the chopper, Marc Goss, the head of the Rapid Response Unit at Mara Elephant Project suspected bad weather and high altitude as probable causes of the crash on Saturday.
“I am ok and there is nothing to worry about. The other occupants are okay too,” said Goss. The wreckage of the chopper Registration Number 5Y-MEP lay on the tall grass near Olenkipejus village in Narok County with its tail section cut off from the main body. The chopper is a regular feature whenever elephants invade human settlements.
Governor Tunai Chopper Crash: Watch the video here: