The Engineer crew member of the crashed Nigerian Air Force Mi-35
Helicopter earlier declared missing has been found alive.
The crew member who was declared missing when his body could not be
located in the vicinity of the crash resurfaced at the military
Headquarters in Maiduguri today, having trekked through the bushes
after the crash.
It is thus confirmed that Flight Lieutenant NM Halilu, Co-Pilot and
Warrant Officer Augustine Nwanonenyi, the aircraft technician survived
the crash while Flight Lieutenant Onyeka Nwakile was the only one lost
in the crash. The family of the officer has been duly informed while
the two survivors are in stable condition but receiving medical
Meanwhile, search and rescue operation on the incident has been
concluded, while investigation into the crash continues.
Nigerian Air Force Helicopter Crash: Missing Crew Member Found Alive