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Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashes in southern oil hub, crew survives

Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashes in southern oil hub, crew survives

A Nigerian Air Force helicopter crashed shortly after takeoff in the southern oil hub of Port Harcourt but all five crew members survived with only minor injuries, a spokesperson said. The incident occurred at about 0645 GMT shortly after the MI-35P helicopter took off for an operation in the oil-rich Rivers State, a region rife with rampant oil theft, Air Force spokesperson Edward Gabkwet said in a statement. The crew members are being treated at an Air Force medical centre in Port Harcourt, he said.
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