In a helicopter crash in Kenya, four in the U.S. and a local Pilot were killed. The helicopter was killed in an accident on Sunday night from an unknown cause on a Safari-Camp on an island in lake Turkana in Northern Kenya, police said on Monday. The U.S. Embassy in Nairobi, confirmed the death of four Americans and the families of the victims their condolences.
In Kenya are often used in small planes and helicopters, to reach remote places. Especially tourist travel in the national parks and game reserves in the East African country. Again and again it comes to crash - most recently in February when a small plane with five people aboard, including two Americans, in the West of the country had crashed.More about
Nairobi railway line is located by the national Park builtDagmar Dehmer
The lake Turkana is the salt strongest lake in East Africa and the largest desert lake in the world. On its Islands, crocodiles, hippos, and migratory birds can be observed. The lake heritage of Unesco belongs to the world culture. In June 2018, the UN cultural organisation, had put him on the list of world heritage in danger, because he is threatened by a giant dam in Ethiopia. (dpa, AFP)