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Air Force helicopter crashes in Port-Harcourt

A helicopter of the Nigerian Air Force has crashed in Port Harcourt, the Rivers State capital, on Friday morning.

Confirming the development was NAF spokesman, Edward Gabkwet.  He said  all those onboard survived but they had minor injuries.  The helicopter with number NAF MI-35P crashed at 7.45am.

Gabkwet said:  “Fortunately, the entire crew of 5 survived the crash with very minor injuries and are currently being attended to at NAF Medical Centre Port Harcourt.

“The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Hasan Abubakar, is currently enroute Port Harcourt to access the situation for himself, see to the wellbeing of the crew and give further directives