The First Ever Nigerian Air Force Female Combat Helicopter Pilot is Dead

Nigerian Air force has announced the passing of flying officer Tolulope Arotile. She was reported to have died in a road accident in Kaduna as a result of head injuries sustained.

Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile was commissioned into the Nigerian Air Force in September 2017 and was the first ever female combat helicopter pilot in the Service.

According to @NigAirForce late Arotile contributed significantly to the efforts to rid the North Central States of armed bandits and other criminal elements by flying several combat missions under Operation GAMA AIKI in Minna, Niger State.

May her Soul Rest in Peace!

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