TWO PILOTS, THREE PERSONNEL DIED IN HELICOPTER CRASH
Nigerian Air Force mourns when 5 crew members were reported dead in Damasak, Borno state.
The incident happened on Wednesday where two pilots and three other personnel on military helicopter were confirm dead.
Among the victims were: Sgt. Auwal Ibrahim(flight technician), Flight lt. Porowei Jacob(main pilot), Flight lt. Kalitho Kilyofas( co-pilot), Lance corporal Adamu Nura(Gunman 1) & Aircraft Man Meshack Ishmael (Gunman 2)
The five crew members lost their lives in NAF Mi- 35m Helicopter recently acquired from Russia to provide air support for the ground troops in Damasak, Borno state.
According to the report, the crash happened around 7:30pm.
The chief Air Staff, Air Marshal Abubakar Sadique moved to Maiduguri over the Helicopter crash.
The President mourn the fallen heroes and the statement was said by Buhari’s Special Adviser on Media and Publicity, Mr Femi Adesina.
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