5 Nigerian Air Force Personnel killed in Borno Helicopter Crash, Laid to Rest (photos)

Airforce-Boko-Haram-helicopter-crashThe remains of the five Nigeria Air Force personnel killed on board an MI-35 helicopter that crashed during combat in Borno state on January 2nd, were today laid to rest at the National Military Cemetary Abuja.

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 on January 2nd while providing close air support to troops of 145 Battalion, Damasak in Borno State.

See more photos from the funeral below: 

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