A Nigerian Air Force helicopter on a training mission in Lagos crashed at about 10am today April 10th. According to a statement by Nigerian Air Force spokesperson, Dele Alonge, the helicopter, which suffered severe damage, was returning to the Apron after the completion of the training exercise when it crashed due to hydraulic failure while on taxi to the hanger.
No casualty was recorded. A full scaled investigation into the circumstances leading to the crash has been ordered by the Chief of Air Staff, Adesola Amosun.
Airforce helicopter crashes in Lagos