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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 171125
Last updated: 8 December 2021
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Time:09:30 LT
Owner/operator:Nigerian Air Force
Registration: NAF...
Fatalities:Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 5
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Damare, suburb of Girei -   Nigeria
Phase: En route
Departure airport:Yola Air Base
Destination airport:
The Nigeria military said one of its helicopters made an emergency landing in the restive northeast on Monday, while witnesses and a security source reported that the chopper crashed with several foreigners on board.
Defence spokesman Chris Olukolade said the helicopter left on a training mission at about 9:30 am (0830 GMT) from the airport in Yola, capital of Adamawa state, which is under a state of emergency because of Boko Haram’s violent uprising.
The pilot executed “a controlled forced landing four minutes after take-off”, Olukolade said in a statement. “There is no casualty recorded.”
The helicopter is said to be registered as 'Shark 23'.
The helicopter allegedly crashed 4 minutes after takeoff and had five persons, presumably Americans on board. Two persons were injured.


Revision history:

10-Nov-2014 13:27 gerard57 Added
10-Nov-2014 18:50 Black Typhoon Updated [Time, Departure airport, Source, Narrative]
11-Nov-2014 06:54 gerard57 Updated [Total fatalities, Other fatalities, Source, Narrative]
11-Nov-2014 07:40 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Source, Damage, Narrative]
11-Nov-2014 10:11 gerard57 Updated [Narrative]
13-Nov-2014 14:59 TB Updated [Registration, Operator, Location]
10-Apr-2015 15:09 TB Updated [Location]

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