Nigeria says it has seized an aircraft loaded with helicopter, weapons bound for Chad

December 7, 2014 9:30 AM

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KANO, Nigeria – Nigeria has seized an aircraft loaded with at least one military helicopter and heavy weapons bound for Chad that made an unscheduled landing at Kano airport in northern Nigeria, airport and security officials said Sunday.

Five Ukrainian crew members were detained, said Nigerian security agents, who insisted on anonymity because they were not authorized to speak to the press. The flight crew said the plane was flying from Bangui in Central African Republic to N'Djamena, the capital of Chad, said the security agents. K...

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