By Yahaya Isah
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF), says its Mi-17 Helicopter has suffered a mishap whereas endeavor a mission within the ongoing counter-insurgency operation within the North-East.
The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, AVM Olatokunbo Adesanya, dislosed this in a press release on Monday in Abuja.
Adesanya mentioned that the incident which occurred on Monday, resulted in vital harm to the helicopter.
The director nonetheless, defined that there was no lives loss because of the incident.
The director added that the Chief of Air Staff, (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has directed the instant structure of a board of inquiry to find out the precise reason behind the incident.
This, Adesanya mentioned, was in keeping with world greatest practices each time such unlucky incident occurred.
He mentioned additional that NAF would proceed to solicit the understanding and assist of the final populace because it strives every day to make sure the safety of Nigeria and Nigerians.