Air Force Mi-17 attack helicopter crashes

Mi-17 attack helicopter

An attack helicopter

Mi-17 attack helicopter

The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has said an Mi-17 attack helicopter belonging to it has crashed in the northeast during a counter-insurgency operation.

The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Vice Marshal Olatokunbo Adesanya, who confirmed that the helicopter “suffered mishap”, noted that the aircraft had a significant damage but no life was lost, Punch reports.

“The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has immediately directed the constitution of a board of inquiry to determine the cause of the incident,” Adesanya added.