An air chief marshall identified simply as Umar has been killed by the rotor of a helicopter.
A witness who spoke with newsmen revealed that the sad incident happened in Bama in Borno state on Saturday evening. According to the witness, the helicopter had developed a fault and the deceased who was the co-pilot had gone to the pick his bags. On his way back, he passed by the rotor which was functioning.
The witness continued saying;
“Immediately his head was chopped off. The aircraft has been recovered and taken back to the air base. No damage was found on the tail rotor.”
May his soul rest in peace.