Crew Members Survive as NAF Helicopter Crashes in Port Harcourt

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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) confirmed the crash of one of its helicopters in Port Harcourt Friday morning.

The NAF spokesman, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, said the incident occurred shortly after the aircraft took off for an operation against economic saboteurs in Rivers State.

The five-person crew survived the crash with minor injuries, and the officers are receiving treatment at NAF Medical Centre, Port Harcourt.

The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Hasan Abubakar, is currently en route to Port Harcourt to assess the situation and give further directives, the statement added.


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