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Air Force Pilot Killed In Borno Fighter Chopper Crash, 2 Survived

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July 22, 2014 –  Air Force Pilot Killed In Borno Fighter Chopper Crash, 2 Survived

Defence headquarter on Monday confirmed the death of a pilot on board of Air Force Jet Mi-35 that crash landed in Bama area of Borno state yesterday.

According to the statement made available on its website, the defence hdtr said a pilot survived the crash on board the 3-member crew flight.

Nigeria’s Defence authorities had earlier on Monday afternoon confirmed the crash of a helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Air Force crashed in the South of Bama, Borno state.

In a statement he signed, Director of Defence Information, Major General Chris Olukolade, said the Mi-35 helicopter was on a training mission, and crashed South of Bama, in Borno State, “due to technical fault.”

However, sources in Borno claimed the chopper was shot down by missiles fired by suspected Boko Haram terrorists.



  1. praza

    July 22, 2014 at 3:34 AM

    is dis boko haram new plan

  2. Maduka Ighor

    July 22, 2014 at 3:38 AM


  3. fernandez

    July 22, 2014 at 6:56 AM

    why would u use a faulty helicopter for training? this doesn’t make any sense. they r just trying to cover-up what really happened.

  4. German Stev

    July 22, 2014 at 9:39 AM

    Nigeria always using faulty as cover up. meaning, they knew what was wrong with the aircraft. rest in peace innocent souls.

  5. ope

    July 22, 2014 at 9:54 AM

    see shame “gaint of africa” indeed

  6. kelly

    July 22, 2014 at 5:56 PM

    May their soul rest in peace

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