Nigerian Air Force’s first female battle helicopter pilot, Tolulope Arotile, has kicked the bucket in a road accident.
Rockstarvibes accumulated that Arotile had sustained head wounds from a street mishap/road accident which happened at the NAF Base in Kaduna on Tuesday.
She impacted the world forever on October 15, 2019, when she was charged as the principal battle helicopter pilot in the Air Force following the consummation of her course at the Starlite International Training Academy, South Africa.
It was brought to the understanding of Rockstarvibes by NAF, in an announcement which detailed that she kicked the bucket on Tuesday.
The announcement cited the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, as depicting her demise as an “unsalvageable misfortune”.
It halfway read, “It is with incredible distress that the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) remorsefully reports the awful death of Flying Officer Tolulope Arotile.
“She kicked the bucket today, July 14 2020, because of head wounds sustained from a street car crash at NAF Base Kaduna.
“Until her passing, Flying Officer Arotile, who was authorized into the NAF in September 2017 as an individual from Nigerian Defense Academy Regular Course 64, was the primary ever female battle helicopter pilot in the administration.
“During her short however effective remain in the administration, late Arotile, who hailed from Iffe in Ijumu Local Government Area of Kogi State, contributed fundamentally to the endeavors to free the North Central conditions of outfitted outlaws and other criminal components by flying a few battle missions under Operation GAMA AIKI in Minna, Niger State.
“The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, for the benefit of officials, aviators, airwomen and non military personnel staff of the NAF, sympathizes with the group generally Arotile over this unsalvageable misfortune.
“We implore that the Almighty God concedes her spirit everlasting rest,” NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, said in the announcement.