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Rescue operation underway for survivors of crashed Helicopter [Photos]

A multi-agency team has been deployed to conduct the rescue efforts.

A combined team from the police, Kenya Navy, Kenya Wildlife Service and Red Cross have been tasked with locationg survivors from the crash.

The chopper crashed shortly after taking off from Jarika hotel.

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It was reportedly heading to Narok for Jubilee campaigns.

"It left the hotel at 7am to Narok but crashed in the Lake," Nakuru OCPD Joshua Omukatta said.

He said some of the chopper's debris has been seen floating in the lake but the rescue team is yet to find the occupants.

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika has confirmed that three members of her media team were among five people in chopper that crashed in the lake.

The lake has been sealed off for the rescue operations.

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Kenya Civil Aviation Authority has clarifies the helicopter that crashed in Lake Nakuru is owned by Flex Air Charters.

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