BREAKING: NAF Aircraft Crash-Lands At Yar’adua International Airport In Katsina

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A Helicopter of the Nigerian Air Force has crashed-landed at the Umaru Musa Yar’adua International Airport, Katsina State.

The incident which occurred at about 3:00pm was confirmed in a statement issued on Wednesday by the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola.

According to the statement, the crash occurred while the helicopter was returning from an anti-armed banditry combat mission in the Northwest Theatre under Operation Hadaran Daji. Although details are still scanty, the NAF spokesperson says no life was lost.

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Subsequently, the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), 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 and Nigerians.

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Read Full Statement Below:
A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Helicopter has crashed in the process of landing while returning from an anti-armed banditry combat mission in the Northwest Theatre under Operation HADARAN DAJI.

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Details of the cause of the incident, which occurred at the Katsina Airport at about 3.30pm today, 12 June 2019, are still scanty. However, there was no loss of life, either of persons on board the helicopter or on the ground.

The CAS, has immediately directed the constitution of a Board of Inquiry to determine the exact cause of the incident. The NAF continues to solicit the understanding and support of the general public as it daily strives to ensure the security of Nigeria and Nigerians.

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