Monday, 21 July 2014
Nigeria Air Force Jet Crashes In Borno
A Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 Helicopter on a training mission has crashed, the Defence Headquaters has said. The jet crashed this afternoon due to technical fault at a location South of Bama, Defence spokesperson, Chris Olukolade, said in a statement. The statement did not say whether anyone was killed or injured in the crash.
Mr. Olukolade, a Major General, said investigation has commenced to unravel the circumstances leading to the accident. He however said the accident was not a result “of any enemy action”. Further details on the crash, Mr. Olukolade said, would be made known as investigation progresses.