By our reporter

Government Chief Whip Ruth Nankabirwa and State Minister for Planning David Bahati on Friday narrowly survived a helicopter crash after hitting an electric wire a few minutes after taking off from Kabale.

The air incident involved a helicopter reg no. 5X-KEG belonging to Kampala executive Aviation.

According to police all the occupants survived with no injuries and they used their official vehicles to Kampala.

The helicopter was piloted by Chris Dewit and assisted by Rowen Mcharry all from south Africa.

The ministers were coming from karujanga ndorwa west to officiate at a women’s day function.

The incident was reported at kabale police station vide SD ref .40/06/04/2018.