NAF combat helicopter crashes in Katsina

A Nigerian Air (NAF) helicopter has crashed the process of landing while returning from an anti-armed banditry combat mission the Northwest Theatre under Operation HADARAN DAJI.

NAF Spokesperson, Air Commodore, Ibikunle Daramola who disclosed this a statement, added that details of the cause of the incident, which occurred at the Katsina at about 3.30pm today, 12 June 2019,  are still scanty.

However, he said,there was no loss of life, either of persons on board the helicopter or on the ground. 

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has immediately directed the constitution of a Board of Inquiry to determine the exact cause of the incident.

Meanwhile, NAF continues to solicit the understanding and support of the general public as it daily strives to ensure the security of Nigeria and ,Daramola said.