AIR FORCE (NAF) HELICOPTER CRASHES IN KATSINA, NO LIFE LOST
A helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter has reportedly crashed at the domestic airport in Katsina while trying to land on Wednesday, June 12, 2019. The helicopter according to Punch was returning from an anti-banditry mission in the North-West theatre when it crashed at the Umaru Musa Yar’adua Airport around 3:30 pm. Details of the crash are still sketchy but according to the Nigerian Air force, the was no life lost.
While confirming the crash in a release, NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Marshal Ibikunle Daramola said that the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, had asked a Board of Inquiry to determine the cause of the crash.