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Air Force helicopter crashes in Lagos

christian nwodo - Saturday, April 11, 2015


A helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Air Force has crashed in Lagos.

Dele Alonge, Air Force spokesperson, in a statement said the helicopter was a on a training mission in Lagos at about 10 a. m. on Friday when it crashed.

He said the helicopter, which suffered severe damage, was returning to the Apron after the completion of the training exercise when it crashed due to hydraulic failure while on taxi to the hanger.

According to premium times, Mr. Alonge said there was no casualty although the main Rotor debris caused damage to some ground equipment on location.

He added that the Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosun, has ordered an immediate investigation into the crash.

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