Helicopter crash: NAF to bury two pilots, crew on Tuesday in Abuja

The Nigerian Air Force has fixed Tuesday (today) for the burial of five crew members who died in the NAF Mi-35M Helicopter that crashed in combat on January 2 in Borno State.

The Nigerian Air Force has fixed Tuesday (today) for the burial of five crew members who died in the NAF Mi-35M Helicopter that crashed in combat on January 2 in Borno State.
The helicopter crashed while providing close air support to troops of 145 Battalion in Damasak, Borno State in the battle against Boko Haram Terrorists.
NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, announced the burial date on Monday in Abuja.
Daramola said the burial, which would be in full military honours, is scheduled to take place at the National Military Cemetery, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Road, Abuja by 9am.
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