HOTPEN – A helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Police Force has crashed in Bauchi on Wednesday, injuring six persons.
The Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB, which confirmed the crash in statement on Wednesday, said no life was lost during the crash.
According to the statement, the helicopter took off from Abuja.
The statement said: “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 Nigerian Police Force (NPF),” the 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 on board maintaining 5,500ft.
“There were some injuries but no fatality.”