Nigerian Air Force confirms crash of helicopter received from Presidency

A Nigerian Air Force helicopter
A Nigerian Air Force helicopter

The Nigerian Air Force has confirmed the crash of the Agusta Westland 101 helicopter recently handed to it by the Presidency.

The Air Force said the crash occurred while the helicopter was taxing after a successful mission.

A statement signed by the spokesperson of the force, Ayodele Famuyiwa, said the incident happened last week on the tarmac at 33 Logistics Group, Makurdi.

The statement also said the “NAF has since set up a board of officers to investigate the immediate and remote causes of the incident”.

It said the seven-man panel is headed by Emmanuel Anebi, an Air Vice Marshal.

It also said the details of the investigation would be communicated to the public once the panel concludes its assignment.


DOWNLOAD THE PREMIUM TIMES MOBILE APP

Now available on

  Premium Times Android mobile applicationPremium Times iOS mobile applicationPremium Times blackberry mobile applicationPremium Times windows mobile application

TEXT AD:Dr Dan,Suggest 5 Ways to Satisfy Your system and Last up 25Min In Bed When Having Sex, Click Here...


All rights reserved. This material and any other material on this platform may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, written or distributed in full or in part, without written permission from PREMIUM TIMES.


  • Dán-gote Cément Plánt

    This is to inform republic that DANG0TE3XCEMENT is now sold direct from the factory for a promo price of #1000 per bag and #300 to deliver per bag,buyers can order a minimum of 100bags,trailer load of 600bags,trailer load of 900bags and above,contact the sales manager Mrs Grace on +2348060478998 or assistant Mr Emmanuel on +2348036909383 to get 50 rice 50kg for #9000 per bag and #1000 to deliver per bag minimum of 50bags and above delivery is nation wide

  • princegab

    Crashed while taxing???

  • Datti

    Do helicopters taxi? These military men are vandals.

    • danladi

      @ Datti, please a simple google will help. Dont rush to make comments. Other information indicated that it was the flight engineer at the controls!