A blade from the Nigerian Air Force helicopter has killed an airman in Bama, Borno State.

The Airman Umaru Abdul Ganimu was part of the airforce team deployed to North East Nigeria in bid to cub insurgency in the region.

The sad incident occurred on Saturday, while Umar was passing through the side of the functioning rotor as the blade chopped off his head, PRNigeria Report.

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

He has since been buried according to the Islamic rites at the Maimalari Military Cemetery in Maiduguri after the family members were duly informed.

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