Air Force plane crashes in Borno

By The Citizen
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A Mi-35 Helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Air Force crashed on Monday due to a technical fault at a location South of Bama, Borno State.

According to a press statement by the Director of Information, Nigeria Defence Headquarters, Maj. Gen. Chris Olukolade, the crashed Helicopter was on a training mission.

Olukolade said that 'investigation has commenced to unravel the circumstances that led to the accident.' Adding that  'it is established that the crash is not as a result of any enemy action.'

Olukolade promised that further details on the crash would be made known after investigation.