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The Nigeria Air Force has confirmed the crashing of one of its helicopters in Enugu State.
The crashed helicopter belongs to the NAF Base in Enugu State. It was gathered that it crashed after returning from a routine training exercise.
The Twitter handle of NAF said there were no casualties, the cause of the incident was still unknown at the time of this report.
A top official of NAF Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola tweeted, “NAF helicopter suffers mishap upon landing in Enugu.
“Helicopter has crashed on landing in Enugu after a routine flight today. Fortunately, there were no fatalities or injuries to any crewmember or persons on the ground.
NAF Helicopter Suffers Mishap upon Landing in Enugu
(1/2) A @NigAirForce Helicopter has crashed on landing in Enugu after a routine flight today. Fortunately, there were no fatalities or injuries to any crew member or persons on the ground.
— Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola (@KunleDaramola3) November 14, 2019
“@CAS_AMSadique has directed that a Board of Inquiry be constituted to determine the causes of the accident.
“@NigAirForce continues to solicit the understanding and support of the general public as it daily strives to ensure the security of Nigeria and Nigerians. Details later’’.
NAF Headquarters says more details would be released very soon.