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Budget Issues Ground Four Police Helicopters in Nigeria

Budget Issues Ground Four Police Helicopters in Nigeria

The Nigerian Police Force are worried about the crime surge that often comes around Christmas, as they have an inadequate number of helicopters. Four of their thirteen helicopters are grounded. Six are operational and the remaining three are on standy by VIPs. Apparently they new Inspector-General of Police has made no effort to fix the… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 14-Nov-17

10-Apr-15 5N-GEJ Bell 412EP Lagos, Nigeria

Nigerian Police helicopter crashed at the main Lagos Airport close to the VIP area. Helicopter may be used for presidential work and has been referred to in some reports as a “presidential helicopter”. 4 POB – pilot, copilot and two NAF employees – all injured but not seriously

10-Apr-15

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Bell confirms HeliHub.com stories on Nigerian 429s

Bell confirms HeliHub.com stories on Nigerian 429s

Four weeks ago, HeliHub.com ran two stories on Bell 429s being delivered into Nigeria Jan 23 –Nigerian Police receive a Bell 429 Jan 24 –First EMS Bell 429 arrives in Nigeria for NEMA And then on Friday February 22nd, Bell issued the following:- Bell Helicopter, a Textron Inc. company (NYSE: TXT), announced today the delivery… Read more »

Source: Bell, 25-Feb-13

Nigerian Police receive a Bell 429

Nigerian Police receive a Bell 429

The first Bell 429 arrived in Nigeria last Thursday, marked up in the colours of the Nigerian Police.  Still lacking blades, boom and with plenty of packaging still in place, the helicopter was photographed out in the open at Lagos Airport pending a short land trip to the Police hangar read for preparation and test… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 23-Jan-13

Nigerian Police add two more Bell 412s

Nigerian Police add two more Bell 412s

The Nigerian Police have recently added two more Bell 412EPs to bring their fleet of the type to six.  Serials 36576 and 36577 – test flown as N455ZT and N4554L – arrived last week in Lagos after shipment across the Atlantic.  Both aircraft are shown on the FAA register as 2011 builds and have yet… Read more »

Source: HeliHub.com, 18-Sep-12

14-Mar-12 5N-POL Bell 427 Rukuba, Nigeria (12K)

While on “routine aerial patrol” the helicopter crashed into a residential area.  Reports vary as to number of fatalities, but general consensus is 7 in the helicopter and 5 on the ground.  Nigerian Police press release names four in the helicopter –  DIG Haruna John the DIG In-charge of Operations, ACP Garba Yalwa – Pilot,… Read more »

14-Mar-12