BREAKING: NAF helicopter crashes in Kaduna

A Nigeria Air Force (NAF) helicopter has crashed in the early hours of Monday in Tami village, located in the Igabi local government area of Kaduna State.

The incident was said to occur at the early morning on Monday, causing significant alarm among villagers.

The helicopter, on a routine operational flight, experienced technical difficulties that led to the crash. Fortunately, the pilot managed to execute emergency protocols effectively, ensuring his own survival.

It was learnt that the pilot survived as he emerged from the wreckage unscathed.

Residents of Tami village quickly gathered at the crash site, offering assistance where possible and expressing relief that no live was lost.

It was gathered that a team of military officers from the Nigerian Air Force swiftly arrived at the scene to secure the area and conduct an initial investigation.

They cordoned off the crash site to prevent unauthorised access and to ensure the safety of the villagers. The officers also began preliminary assessments to determine the cause of the crash, which remained unknown at this time.

Meanwhile, the Nigerian Air Force has not released any official on the incident.

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