A Nigerian Air Force’s helicopter on Friday crashed in Port Harcourt, Rivers State capital.
NAF spokesman, Edward Gabkwet, who confirmed the incident in a statement on Friday, disclosed that the helicopter with the number NAF MI-35P crashed at exactly 7:45 a.m. shortly after it took off for an operation against economic saboteurs in Rivers State.
He further revealed that everyone onboard survived and sustained “minor injuries”.
The NAF spokesman added that they are being attended to at NAF Medical Centre, Port Harcourt.
The statement partly read: “The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Hasan Abubakar, is currently en route Port Harcourt to access the situation for himself, see to the wellbeing of the crew and give further directives,”