BREAKING: NAF Helicopter Crashes In Niger State

BREAKING: NAF Helicopter Crashes In Niger State

The incident happened at about 1 pm and the number of persons onboard or their state was unknown as of press time.

A Nigerian Air Force MI-171 Helicopter on a casualty evacuation mission crashed on Monday near Chukuba Village in Niger State

NAF spokesman, Edward Gabkwet, confirmed the accident in a statement.

The incident happened at about 1 pm and the number of persons onboard or their state was unknown as of press time.

“The aircraft had departed Zungeru Primary School en route Kaduna but was later discovered to have crashed near Chukuba Village in Shiroro Local Government Area of Niger State

Efforts are currently ongoing to rescue the crew and passengers on board the helicopter, while preliminary investigations have commenced to determine the probable cause of the crash.

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