Helicopter rotor has killed an air marshal, during the air forces fight against insurgency in Borno state.7
According to an air man who witnessed the incident, “the deceased air marshal identified as Umar, was the co-pilot, who went to pick his bags and on his way back, passed through the side of the rotor which was functioning.”
“The head of the deceased was Immediately chopped off, the aircraft had been recovered and taken back to the air base.”
The tragic incident reportedly occurred around 4pm on Saturday.
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The witness however said family members of the deceased have been informed while the burial arrangement is on.