Saturday, 25 May 2013
Police Aircraft crashes in Jos, DIG John Haruna And Orderly Confirmed Dead
A Nigerian police aircraft used for surveillance by security personnel in Jos attempting to monitor the ongoing security crisis in the state has crashed. Four casualities have been confirmed.
A police deputy inspector general of police, John Haruna, his orderly and the pilot.
The incident occurred at approximately 12:15pm on Wednesday. Eye witnesses say the low-flying chopper plane crashed in the vicinity of a satellite market and a Government Secondary School along Rukuba Road in the Kabong area of Jos. This latest crash adds to the growing number of aircraft accidents in Nigeria due to continued use of faulty and poorly maintained equipment.