Nigerian Air Force

A military helicopter experiences a crash landing in Port Harcourt

On Friday, a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter crash-landed and subsequently exploded at the NAF Base located in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State. The NAF spokesperson, Edward Gabkwet, officially acknowledged the incident through a statement.

Air Commodore Gabkwet provided details indicating that the involved aircraft was an NAF MI-35P, which had taken off for a mission targeting oil thieves within the state. Fortunately, all five individuals on board managed to survive the crash with only minor injuries.

The crash emphasizes the inherent risks associated with military operations, and the NAF spokesperson’s confirmation underscores the commitment to transparency in reporting such incidents.

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Peter Ritdung Wakkias is a Nigerian blogger and programmer, known for being the CEO of and He holds a Higher National Diploma in Computer Science from Isa Mustapha Agwai 1 Polytechnic Lafia. Based in Lafia, Nasarawa State.

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