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Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashes in Lagos

Posted: Apr 10, 2015 at 2:21 pm   /   by   /   comments (0)

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Adesola Amosu, has ordered immediate investigation into circumstances that led to a crash of one of the helicopters belonging to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF).
A statement issued by the Director, Public Relations and Information (NAF), Air Commodore Dele Alonge, said the Super Puma Helicopter on training mission in Lagos crashed on Friday by 10.am.
He stated that the helicopter, which was returning to the Apron after the completion of the exercise, suffered severe damage due to hydraulic failure while taxing to the Hanger.
Alonge said there was no casualty, although the main Rotor debris damaged some ground equipment.