A Nigerian Air Force Mi-35 helicopter that was on
a training mission crashed this afternoon in South
Bama, Borno. According to a statement signed by
Nigeria Defence spokesperson, Chris Olukolade, the
jet crashed due to technical fault and not as a result
of any enemy action. The statement did not say
whether anyone was killed or injured in the crash.
Mr. Olukolade said investigation has commenced to
unravel the circumstances that led to the crash.