Nigerian Air Force Mi-17 helicopter crashes in Borno

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Mi-17 Helicopter has suffered a mishap while undertaking a mission in the ongoing counter-insurgency operation in the North East. The incident which occurred on Monday resulted in significant damage to the helicopter. A statement by NAF spokesman, Olatokunbo Adesanya, said there was no loss of lives. It said Air Staff,… Read More Nigerian Air Force Mi-17 helicopter crashes in Borno

Republic of Benin Prime Minister survives helicopter crash

Benin’s Prime Minister was unhurt after the helicopter in which he was travelling crashed. A spokesman for Benin’s Interior Ministry says a helicopter carrying Benin’s prime minister Lionel Zinsou crashed in the country’s northwest, but he is unhurt. Leonce Houngbadji says the helicopter crashed while landing at a stadium in Djougou, in the northwest. He… Read More Republic of Benin Prime Minister survives helicopter crash