Navy helicopter crashes in Bayelsa State
An Agusta A109E Power (NN 07) of the Nigerian Navy on its way to Port Harcourt Airport crashed in Bayelsa State on 15 December 2012, around 15:30. The two pilots and four passengers were killed in the accident. Among the casualties were Kaduna State Governor, Patrick Yakowa, and the former National Security Adviser, Andrew Azazi. It is the third Agusta A109E lost by the Nigerian Navy out a fleet of six helicopters since 2006.