Lake Nakuru where helicopter ferrying four occupants crashed. Photo Courtesy

Helicopter ferrying five people has crashed in Lake Nakuru. The incidenT took place a moment after take-off at Jerika County Lounge.

The copter was heading to Narok for Jubilee campaigns.

According to Nakuru OCPD Joshua Omukatta the chopper left the hotel at 7 am but it crashed into the lake a moment later.

Nakuru Senator Susan Kihika confirmed that among the occupants were members of her communication team.

The rescue operation is underway.