Kenya: Company Defends Safety Record in Chopper Probe

The company that manufactured the helicopter that crashed, killing two government officials and four others, has dismissed several allegations regarding its performance, reliability and safety.


  • Kenya:  Chopper Victims' Kin Asked to Attend Hearings

    The Star, 9 August 2012

    The commission probing the June 10 helicopter crash in Ngong has appealed to family members of the victims who have not been attending the public hearings to participate in the ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Chopper Company Paid Inspector's Expenses

    The Star, 9 August 2012

    The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority expert who inspected and certified the ill-fated Eurocopter in South Africa was invited to the firm at the company's expense. read more »

  • Kenya:  New Twist in Ngong Copter Crash Probe

    The Star, 7 August 2012

    The Commission of Inquiry probing the Ngong helicopter crash yesterday heard that the Special Security Tender and Disposal Committee would have been formed five months after the ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Eurocopter Purchase Unjustified, Says Witness

    The Star, 8 August 2012

    A witness appearing before the commission inquiring into the June 10 helicopter crash that killed a cabinet minister and his assistant yesterday disowned earlier evidence provided ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Police Choppers 'Not Inspected By KCAA '

    The Star, 4 August 2012

    A team investigating the cause of the chopper crash which killed Internal Security minister George Saitoti, his deputy Orwa Ojode and four others has learnt that police planes are ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Tender Panel Ignored PS Advice On Chopper

    The Star, 27 July 2012

    The commission inquiring into the Ngong helicopter crash was yesterday told how the tender committee that procured the ill-fated Eurocopter ignored advice given by then Internal ... read more »

  • Kenya:  Copter Bought Minus Spare Parts - Witness

    The Star, 26 July 2012

    The police chopper that crashed killing Internal Security minister George Saitoti and five others was bought without spare parts and tools. read more »

  • Kenya:  Families of Helicopter Crash Victims Oppose Police, KCA Lawyers

    The Star, 25 July 2012

    The families of victims of the June 10 helicopter crash yesterday objected to the presence of lawyers representing the police department and Kenya Civil Aviation Authority at the ... read more »

Helicopter crash site.