SAD NEWS: Helicpoter Blade Cut Off Head Of Air Pilot In Borno
Posted By: GalantMedia Staff
on April 7, 2019
OMG: Helicpoter Blade Cut Off Head Of Air Pilot In Borno
Air force officers involved in the fight against insurgency suffered a setback on Sunday as the rotor of a helicopter killed an air chief marshal simply identified as Umar. An airman, who witnessed the tragic incident, told TheCable that it happened at Bama in Borno state on Saturday evening.
The aircraft was said to have developed a fault. The deceased, who was the co-pilot, had gone to the pick his bags and on his way back, he passed through the side of the rotor which was functioning.
“Immediately his head was chopped off,” the source said. “The aircraft has been recovered and taken back to the air base. No damage was found the on tail rotor,” the source said.
The tragic incident reportedly occurred around 4pm on Satirday.
The source said family members of the deceased have been informed while the burial arrangement was on as of the time this report was filed.
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