A Nigerian Air Force helicopter has crashed at the Umaru Musa Yar’adua International Airport, Katsina State. No life was lost.
NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola has confirmed the incident which occurred while the helicopter was returning from an anti-armed banditry combat mission in the North-West Theatre under Operation Hadaran Daji.
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has directed the constitution of a Board of Inquiry to determine the exact cause of the incident. The Force said it continues to solicit the understanding and support of the general public as it strives daily to ensure the security of Nigeria