The collapse of a military helicopter


The wreck of a military helicopter in Nigeria

In the north of Nigeria, Mi-35 military helicopter crashed.

According to information received from local media, the Mi-35 military helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Air Force crashed because of engine failure. On board the aircraft was 3 man, two of whom were killed, and one is in critical condition in the local hospital.

Initially, it was assumed that the helicopter could be brought down by local Islamists, but this information was not confirmed, and the Ministry of Defense concluded that the helicopter's fall was caused by a technical malfunction, supposedly engine failure.

As it became known, the helicopter took part in the operation in the north of the country, and crashed when it returned to its place of deployment.