Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crashes In Borno

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Jul 21st, 2014
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File Photo: Helicopter Crash in Northern Iraq

Nigeria’s Defence authorities on Monday afternoon confirmed the crash of a helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Air Force crashed in the South of Bama, Borno state.

File Photo: Helicopter Crash in Northern Iraq

File Photo: Helicopter Crash in Northern Iraq

In a statement he signed, Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade, said the Mi-35 helicopter was on a training mission, and crashed South of Bama, in Borno State, “due to technical fault.”

The General did not say if there were any casualties or survivors, but stressed that it has been established that the crash was not attributable to enemy action.

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