Breaking News! Another Air Force Helicopter Crashes In Port Harcourt, Rivers

Published 6 years ago by: franel
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at 01:25 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)

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«§» 9 May 2013

Less than 48 hours after an Alpha jet belonging to the Nigerian Air Force crashed near Niamey in Niger Republic, killing two pilots, an Air Force helicopter has crashed in Port Harcourt. The crash which occurred at the NAF Base in Port Harcourt, Rivers State while trying to land.



Gistmania gathered that the helicopter was already in descent when the pilot lost control causing it to crash land. The chopper, a gunship apparently carried ammunition as the crash sent off sparks and explosions. Men of the fire service responded promptly and were already on the scene at the time of filing the report, battling to subdue the fire.

Reports has it that all flights have been cancelled, while fire fighters have arrived the seen and battling the fire.

This is the third chopper crash involving a Nigerian military helicopter in 5 months. Firstly, it will be recalled that Nigeria’s former Security Adviser, Gen Patrick Owoye Azazi and Governor Patrick Yakowa of Kaduna State died when a military chopper conveying them from a function crashed last December. Secondly, the last two days ago in Niger killing two pilots. And thirdly, this very incident that just took place in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.

Source: Gistmania.com

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roybell at 05:12 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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Which way Nigeria
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juddycoil at 05:14 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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na wah oo .. if true
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bestbuky at 05:14 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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not again Cry Cry Cry
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lanudja at 05:23 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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Na waooo... Oritse Biren Sad
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emaakin at 05:40 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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BADLUCK MUST GOO... EVIL MAN
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cocoeni at 05:47 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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too bad
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Biafranwar at 06:00 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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9ja must be better
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nzewyte at 06:10 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked

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nzewyte at 06:11 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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Wht rili is wrong wit our air travel these days?

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paulohking at 06:24 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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Nigeria in GOD's hands I commit thee
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mary11 at 06:38 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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Who re these guys flying those planes?re they really qualify 2 fly?

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etibaba at 06:48 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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na wa

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sandra78 at 06:55 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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All this helicopters are old....please get new ones and stop killing people
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ken10000 at 07:02 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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god help nigerian my father land
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Ifemylove at 07:23 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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not again
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Shegzan at 07:51 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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Hmmn... All will be well!

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Lekan22 at 08:32 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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God Help us in this country.
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ezchusa at 09:22 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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shit

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chicco77 at 10:33 PM, 9/05/2013 (6 years ago)
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 Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked Shocked
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