By Ahmad Deedat Zakari
A Helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Police Force has crashed in Bauchi Airport. The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) made this known on Thursday, January 27.
According to AIB, no loss of life was recorded due to the crash, but there were injuries sustained.
Part of the statement reads, “On 26th January 2022, Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria was notified by Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) about an accident involving a Bell 429 helicopter with Registration Marks 5N-MDA owned and operated by the Nigerian Police Force (NPF)”
The AIB further disclosed that the NPF helicopter departed Abuja at 16.54 UTC for Bauchi with six persons onboard maintaining 5,500ft.
AIB also urge individuals for assistance, “The Investigating agency, AIB-N needs and hereby solicits for your assistance. We want the public to know that we would be amenable to receiving any video clips, evidence, or information any member of the public may have of the accident that can assist us with this investigation.”