Officers of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) associated with the battle against
revolt, on Sunday, endured a mishap as the rotor of a helicopter killed an air Chief marshal just distinguished as Umar.
Aynaijang News discovered that the air ship was said to have developed fault.
A report by TheCable cited an aviator, who saw the heartbreaking occurrence, to have said that the monstrous episode occurred at Bama in Borno state on Saturday evening.
It was gathered that late Umar, 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 airbase. No damage was found the on tail rotor,” the source said.
Helicopter Blade Chops Off Head Of Air Chief Marshal In Borno (Photo)
the body of late Umar wrapped.
The report noted that the tragic incident reportedly occurred around 4 p.m on Saturday.
According to a source, family members of the deceased have been informed.
Meanwhile, the burial arrangement of late Umar was on as of the time this report was filed.