Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crashes During Fight Against Boko Haram
Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crashes During Fight Against Boko Haram: A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Helicopter providing close air support to troops of 145 Battalion crashed on Wednesday, in Damasak, Borno State.
Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, Director of Public Relations and Information Nigerian Air Force, in a statement on NAF twitter handle said the helicopter was lost in the ongoing counter-insurgency operations in the North East.
“The incident occurred about 7:45pm today, 2 January 2019. Details of the cause of the crash are still scanty. As soon as the details of the crash are known, they will be made available to the public,” he said.