Wednesday, January 2, 2019 10:46 pm
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
Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, spokesperson for NAF said the helicopter was lost in the mission which is part of the ongoing counterinsurgency operations in the North East. He added that 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 concluded