Nigerian Millitary confirmed three lives were claimed over Helicopter crash in Yola

helicopter crash in YolaAdamawa State has claimed three lives, the Nigerian Defence Headquarters said on Friday, November 14 2014.

The helicopter crashed in Yola yesterday, November 13, and burst into flames after stalling briefly in the air.

The DHQ said via a statement that the entire crew on board the aircraft lost their lives. The statement reads:

“At about 2200hours yesterday 13 November 2014, a ground attack helicopter on an armed patrol crashed around the Federal University of Technology Yola, Adamawa State.”

“The crew of 3 was lost in the ill-fated accident.  Rescue party worked throughout the night to preserve the wreckage of the aircraft and scene of the accident for proper investigation to be carried out.  Further details would be made known later.”

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