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Air Force helicopter lost in combat

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Helicopter was lost in combat while providing close air support to troops of 145 Battalion at Damasak in Northern Borno…

A 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.
A statement late Wednesday night by Air Force spokesman Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said, the Helicopter was on a mission as part of the ongoing counterinsurgency operations in the North East.
He said “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,” he added.

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