Emerging report reaching on Thursday, indicates that a Police helicopter which took off from Abuja, on Wednesday, crashed at the Bauchi Airport.
This was revealed by the Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB.
However, no loss of life was recorded, the AIB noted.
It stated: “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 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.
“The Investigating Agency, AIB-N, needs and hereby solicits for your assistance. 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.
“The Bureau will appreciate that the general public and press respect the privacy of the people involved, and NOT assume the cause of the accident, until a formal report is released.”