Saturday, August 29, 2015

Pictures from the Airforce helicopter crash in Nigerian Defense Academy Kaduna, 7 killed

These are some photos from the crash site of the Dornier 228 aircraft belonging to Nigerian air-force that crashed at the Nigerian Defense Academy old site in Kaduna at about 6:45 this morning. The helicopter was said to be on a routine training flight and was heading to Abuja from the Nigerian Airforce base in Kaduna, when the incident occurred. All 7 people on-board, including the pilot, co-pilot, two engineers and three passengers all died. See more photos from the crash site after the cut

Some more photos from the scene of the Airforce Helicopter crash that happened in Kaduna state this morning. All 7 on-board the helicopter died. A statement from NEMA says the Chief of Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar has aborted his official trip to Port Harcourt to visit the site of the crash and families of some of the deceased personnel. He has also set up an investigation panel headed by an Air Vice Marshal to unravel the cause of the accident with immediate effect...

Photos of one of the Airforce pilots that died in the crash today

Squadron leader Kunle Suara died this morning after the air-force helicopter he was flying crashed just 10mins after take off at the Nigerian Defense Academy old site in Kaduna. Six other people lost their lives. May their souls rest in peace, amen.