The Nation (Nairobi)

16 October 2011

Kenya: Military Chopper Crashes

It is now evident the government is fully committed to carrying out its resolve to protect the country from the threat posed by Somalia's Al Shabaab ... ( Resource: Kenyan Military Moves to Neutralize Al Shabaab Threat

A Kenyan military helicopter crashed at the border with Somalia on Sunday afternoon.

Witnesses said two helicopters landed at an operation base near Liboi primary school but during lift off, one of them crashed and caught fire.

The helicopter crew had landed at the base established by the Kenyan military near the border with Somalia.

It was not immediately clear what caused the accident.

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