THE Air Force has affirmed the accident of its helicopter that was coming back from a battle mission in Katsina State.
It, nonetheless, said no life was lost in the accident, which happened at about 3.30pm yesterday.
NAF representative Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola said in an explanation that the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has requested a test of the episode.
Daramola stated: “A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) helicopter has slammed during the time spent landing while at the same time coming back from an enemy of outfitted banditry battle mission in the Northwest Theater under Operation Hadaran Daji.
“Subtleties of the reason for the episode, which happened at the Katsina Airport at about 3.30pm, are as yet inadequate. Be that as it may, there was no death toll, both of people on board the helicopter or on the ground.
“The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, has quickly coordinated the constitution of a Board of Inquiry to decide the definite reason for the occurrence.
“The NAF keeps on requesting the comprehension and backing of the overall population as it every day endeavors to guarantee the security of Nigeria and Nigerians.”