Police say no helicopter crash in Bauchi | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News

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Police say no helicopter crash in Bauchi | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News ⚠️

Police say no helicopter crash in Bauchi | The Guardian Nigeria News - Nigeria and World News ⚠️

The Nigeria Police on Thursday said there was no Police helicopter crash in Bauchi State as reported in some sections of the media.

Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Mr Frank Mba The Force Public Relations Officer (FPRO), Mr Frank Mba made this known in a statement in Abuja.Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has said six people were seriously injured in an accident involving an Helicopter belonging to Nigeria Police Force (NPF) on Wednesday night in Bauchi.The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has released a report on accident involving a Bell 429 helicopter with registration mark, 5N-MDA owned and operated by the Nigerian Police Force (NPF).Earlier news made the rounds suggesting that the Bell 429 helicopter with Registration Marks 5N-MDA, owned and operated by the force, had crashed killing some on board.

He said the Police helicopter, Bell 429 5NMDA, flying from Abuja to Bauchi was on Tuesday, involved in a controlled safe landing at the Sir Abubakar Tafawa Balewa International Airport, Bauchi.“The aircraft did not crash as being reported in some sections of the media and none of the occupants sustained any injury whatsoever.The Bureau stated that, it was notified by the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA) of the accident and investigation was ongoing.“All six onboard including the pilot and co-pilot are in good condition,” he said.The accident occurred on 26th January, 2022 around 7:30pm (Local Time) at Bauchi Airport.Mba said the aircraft, flown by one of the best Police Pilots, was professionally safe-landed with minor damage on the rear rotor as a result of obstacles at the landing spot.” ADVERTISEMENT The Bureau, however, urged the general public and the media to respect the privacy of the people involved and not assume the cause of the accident until formal report is released.The police spokesman said the incident occurred at about 7.“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.

30 pm.“We want the public to know that we would be amenable to receiving any video clips, evidences, or information any member of the public may have of the accident that can assist us with this investigation.He said the Inspector General of Police (I-G), Mr Usman Baba, had commended the Police Air-Wing for its professionalism in safe-landing the aircraft and averting any serious air-mishap.Baba said the Nigeria Police Air-wing; with a fleet of one fixed-wing aircraft, a citation jet, and 13 helicopters has a strong history of air safety since its establishment in 1972.In this article.Share this:.

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