Nigerian Military Denies Reports Of Helicopter Crash In Yola

The Nigerian military has insisted that none of its planes is involved in any crash in Yola, the Adamawa State capital, or in any other location in the country on Friday.

NewsWireNGR had reported that a third helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Airforce has crashed in the Damare neighborhood of the Federal University of Technology in Yola, Adamawa State.

The military chopper is said to have crashed around the same spot where the last helicopter crashed on November 14th.

“I have spoken with the commander of our fleet in Yola and he said all our planes are intact, that they are not involved in any accident, ” the spokesperson for the Nigerian Air Force, Dele Alonge, an Air Commodore, told PREMIUM TIMES.

The Director of Military Information at the Defence Headquarters, Chris Olukolade, a Major General, also said he has no information of a crash..

“I do not have any information at this point that any of our planes is involved in an accident,” Mr. Olukolade said.

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