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News - April 8, 2019

Blade of Nigeria Air Force Helicopter Accidentally Beheads Aircraftman

Ayotomiwa Ayodele

The Nigerian Air Force has lost one of its Aircraftman in an accident. ACM Ganimu, a member of the NAF team was said to be actively engaged in counter-insurgency operation in the North-East.

According to reports, the late Ganimu was passing through the side of the functioning rotor when the blade chopped off his head.

The aircraft was recovered and taken back to the airbase without any damage to the tail rotor.

Ganimu has since been buried according to Islamic rites, at the Maimalari Military Cemetery in Maiduguri, after his relatives were duly informed.

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