November 14, 2014 – At least three military personnel were killed on Tuesday when another fighter jet in the fleet crashed around the Federal University of Technology, Yola, Killing all three people on board.
Director of Defence Information, Major-General Chris Olukolade said rescue party worked throughout the night to preserve the scene of the incident and the wreckage for proper investigation.
He said details will be revealed later.
“At about 2200hours yesterday 13 November 2014, a ground attack helicopter on an armed patrol crashed around the Federal University of Technology Yola, Adamawa State.
“The crew of 3 was lost in the ill-fated accident. Rescue party worked throughout the night to preserve the wreckage of the aircraft and scene of the accident for proper investigation to be carried out.
“Further details would be made known later”, he said.