Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crashes During Boko Haram Combat
A Nigerian air force helicopter being used to bomb Boko Haram members has reported crashed. The incident, occurred on Wednesday January 2, 2019 around 7:45 pm.
The crash was confirmed by the air force commodore and spokesperson, Ibikunle Daramola. He mentioned that the cause of the crash is still unknown. He said:
Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Helicopter was lost in combat while providing close air support to troops of 145 Battalion at Damasak in Northern Borno State.
The mission was part of the ongoing counterinsurgency operations in the North East.
The incident, occurred about 7:45 pm today, 2 January 2019. Details of the cause of the crash are still scanty.
As soon as the details of the crash are known, they will be made available to the public.