NAF’s Crashed Helicopter: Five crew members for burial on Tuesday

The final burial of the five crew members, who died in the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Mi-35M Helicopter that crashed in combat on January 2 in Borno will be buried on Tuesday, Jan. 8 in Abuja.

NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, announced this on Monday in Abuja.

The helicopter crashed while providing close air support to troops of 145 Battalion in Damasak, Borno.

He said the burial, which would be in full military honours, is scheduled to take place at the National Military Cemetery, Umaru Musa Yar’Adua Road, Abuja by 9.00 a.m.

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