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JUST IN: Police Helicopter Crashes in Bauchi

By Emumena Michael

Helicopter belonging to the Nigerian Police Force, which took off from Abuja has crashed at the Bauchi Airport.

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) on Thursday disclosed the crash of the helicopter in a statement.

According to the statement, the incident happened Wednesday evening at Bauchi Airport, adding that though there was injuries sustained, no casualty was recorded.

The statement reads: “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

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“There were some injuries but no fatality.”

AIB said it is soliciting public support of the general public to provide any available information that could help investigation to ascertain the cause of the incident.

The statement cautioned that the cause of the accident should not be assumed until a formal report is released.

“We solicit public support 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,” it said.

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