A helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Air Force crashed in Port Harcourt, the capital of Rivers State, on Friday morning.
Edward Gabkwet, a spokesman for the NAF, confirmed the incident, stating that all passengers aboard survived with only “minor injuries.
He said,” The NAF MI-35P helicopter crashed at 7:45 am after initiating an operation against economic saboteurs in Rivers State. Fortunately, all five crew members survived with minimal injuries and are receiving medical attention at the NAF Medical Centre in Port Harcourt.
“Air Marshal Hasan Abubakar, the Chief of the Air Staff, is en route to Port Harcourt to personally assess the situation, ensure the crew’s well-being, and provide further directives.”