On Tuesday 13th March, 2012, the helicopter lifted up from Abuja airport to Jos Prison football field as a ferry flight. The purpose of the flight was to convey the Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) Operations from Jos to Abuja. The aircraft had initial contact with Jos Control Tower at 1350hrs en-route and reported ETA to be 1400hrs. Thereafter, the pilot received current weather information from the ATC. The pilot further requested landing clearance on a football field, at the Nigerian Prison Service. The helicopter landed at 1406hrs.