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    Tuesday, 9 January 2018

    Nigerian Airforce Attack Helicopter Crashes In North East

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    AUTHORITIES of the Nigerian Airforce on Monday disclosed that one of its attack helicopter, a Mi-17 attack aircraft has suffered a mishap in the North East while on counter-insurgency duties. 

    The NAF, however, disclosed that though the aircraft was badly damaged, no lives were lost. Consequent upon the incident, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has directed the setting up of a Board of Inquiry (BOI) to immediately investigate the immediate and remote causes of the crash. 

    A statement by the Director, NAF Public Relations and Information, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya said, “A Nigerian Airforce NAF Mi-17 helicopter has suffered a mishap while undertaking a mission in the ongoing counter-insurgency operation in the Northeast
    “The incident which occurred today, (Monday), 8 January 2018, resulted in significant damage to the helicopter. 

    “There was, however, no loss of lives as a result of the incident. 

    “The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has immediately directed the constitution of a board of inquiry to determine the exact cause of the incident in line with global best practices. 

    “The NAF continues to solicit the support and understanding of the general public as it daily strives to ensure the security of Nigeria and Nigerians.” (Vanguard)

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