Nigerian Air Force Jet crashes in Borno State
A Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 helicopter that was on a training mission crashed this afternoon in South Bama, Borno. According to a statement signed by Nigeria Defence spokesperson, Chris Olukolade, the jet crashed due to technical fault and not as a result of any enemy action. The statement did not say whether anyone was killed or injured in the crash.
Mr. Olukolade said investigation has commenced to unravel the circumstances that led to the crash.