An Air Force officers,a co-pilot, had gone to the pick his bags from the Helicopter after they had landed and on his way back, he passed through the side of the rotor which was functioning.
“Immediately his head was chopped off,”…and that was the sudden ,painful death of the air chief marshal simply identified as Umar.
An airman, who witnessed the tragic incident, said that it happened at Bama in Borno state on Saturday evening.
The aircraft was said to have developed a fault.
.“The aircraft has been recovered and taken back to the air base,” the source said.
The source said family members of the deceased have been informed.