Nigerian Air Force announces burial date of five personnel who died in helicopter crash while fighting Boko Haram
The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on Monday, announced the burial date of five crew members on board an MI-35 helicopter that crashed during combat in the North East.
Flight Lieutenant Perowei Jacob – Pilot in Command, Flight Lieutenant Kaltho Paul Kilyofas – Co-Pilot, Sergeant Auwal Ibrahim – Flight Technician, Lance Corporal Adamu Nura – Gunner and Aircraftman Meshack Ishmael – Gunner, were on board the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Mi-35M Helicopter which crashed in combat 2 January 2019, while providing close air support to troops of 145 Battalion, Damasak in Borno State.
They will be laid to rest on January 8, at the National Military Cemetary, Umaru Musa Yar’adua Way, Abuja. May their souls rest in peace, Amen.