Breaking: Nigeria Police Helicopter Crash in North-Eastern State

Nigerian Police Helicopter Crash in North-Eastern State (News Central TV)

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) in Nigeria has announced the crash of a helicopter belonging to the Nigeria police which took off from Abuja Thursday.

The AIB in a statement said “the accident occurred on 26th January 2022 around 7:30pm (Local Time) at Bauchi Airport.

“The NPF helicopter had departed Abuja at 16:54 UTC for Bauchi with Six persons onboard maintaining 5,500ft

“There were some injuries but no fatality.” AIB said it is soliciting public support “to know that we would be amenable to receiving any video clips, pieces of evidence, or information any member of the public may have of the accident that can assist us with this investigation.”

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According to the statement signed by AIB spokesman, Tunji Oketunbi, six persons were onboard the helicopter when the crash occurred.

The bureau said the cause of the accident should not be assumed “until a formal report is released.”

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