On the evening of 6th.04.2018, at Golf course Makanga , Central Division Kabale Municipality in Kabale District, a helicopter Reg No 5X -KEG white in colour belonging to Kampala Executive Aviation had an Air Incident after it rammed into electric wires and which forced an emergency landing.
The incident happened immediately after it had taken off for about two hundred meters from the ground.
The said helicopter was being piloted by Chris De Wit and his co-pilot Rowon MCharry both South African Nationals.
On board were nine occupants and who included Hon Nankabirwa Ruth (government chief whip),Woman MP Rukiga District Hon Kamusiime Caroline and other women councillors from Kiboga District.
The hon Minister was the chief Guest at women’s day celebrations that took place at Karujanga in Katuna town council Kabale District.
The helicopter was slightly damaged on the left side by electric wires.The incident left no one injured as police was able to manage the scene and an incident report was made at Kabale police station where by inquiries are underway SD ref 40/06/04/2018