Saturday, 29 August 2015

Helicopter crash in Kaduna

A Nigerian Air Force helicopter crash has been reported in Kaduna and all seven on board. The helicopter crashed at the old site of the National Defence Academy in Kaduna according to channels television. 

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The helicopter, Donna 228 was on routine mission to Abuja from Kaduna. The site of the crash has been condoned off by military personnel who stopped people from getting close. 

The spokesperson of 1 division headquarters of the Nigerian Army, Colonel Abdul Usman confirmed the incident and the number of casualties. Emergency officials are already performing search and rescue operations, it is not known if there were survivors or casualties.

The helicopter fell between two houses in the cantonment, consumed one of the houses at it went up in flames on impact. 

source: leadershipnewspapers

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