NAF Helicopter crash: Flight Technician, Sergeant Auwal Ibrahim left behind two young children

It is a sad time for the family of Sergeant Auwal Ibrahim, a Flight Technician part of the 5 crew members who died when the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Mi-35M Helicopter crashed in combat on 2 January 2019, while providing close air support to troops of 145 Battalion, Damasak in Borno State.

Sergeant Auwal Ibrahim, according to his classmate, Mustapha, left behind two young children.

He shared photos of Ibrahim with his children and wrote:

“INNA LILLAHI WA INNA ILAIHIRRAHIUUN With a sorrow to share the pensive mode and announce the demise of a friend class mate….. SGT AUWAL IBRAHIM who died yesterday during operations in Helicopter crash, May ALLAH (SWA) forgive your sin and accept the good dead, make Jannatul firdause your final destination and bless your family.”