JUST-IN: Pilot Escapes Death As NAF Helicopter Crashes In Kaduna

The helicopter crashed during a routine operational flight due to technical difficulties. Fortunately, the pilot successfully executed emergency protocols, securing his own survival.
NAF Helicopter wreckage.
NAF Helicopter wreckage.

A helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) crashed on Monday morning in Tami village, Igabi Local Government Area, Kaduna state.

Residents stated that the incident occurred around 5 a.m. when they heard a loud sound from the crash site.

The helicopter crashed during a routine operational flight due to technical difficulties. Fortunately, the pilot successfully executed emergency protocols, securing his own survival. According to eyewitnesses at the scene, the pilot emerged from the wreckage unscathed.

Residents of Tami village arrived quickly at the scene of the accident, offering assistance where possible and expressing relief that no one was killed.
According to reports, a team of military personnel from the Nigerian Air Force rushed to the site quickly to secure the area and begin an investigation.

They cordoned off the crash site to prevent unwanted access and ensure the residents' safety. The authorities also began conducting preliminary investigations to determine the cause of the crash, which was unknown at the time.


As of the time of writing this report, the Nigerian Air Force had not issued an official statement about the incident, but an investigation is anticipated to be initiated to determine the causes of the crash, according to reports.

Details will be provided later.

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