WATCH: Helicopter delivers student's schoolbag at varsity after he 'forgot it at home'

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A NWU student walking towards the helicopter to fetch his backpack.
A NWU student walking towards the helicopter to fetch his backpack.
Generated by News24 from twitter video, @ItuhMokhe

If you've ever forgotten your backpack at home, your parents probably let you suffer the consequences, right – especially if you're a varsity student.

But it seems that wasn't the case for this student from North West University's Vaal campus in Vanderbijlpark.

According to Ituh Mokhele, who posted a video of the incident on Twitter, an unknown student had forgotten his schoolbag at home and a short while later a helicopter landed at the university to drop it off.

In the video, a young man can be seen walking towards a chopper that had landed in the university's parking lot.

He opens one of the aircraft's doors, takes out his bag and casually walks away.

The person recording the video can be heard screaming in disbelief at what they're seeing. One person even asks: "Who is this guy?"

Watch the video here:

"After watching the video I can confirm that the landing was on NWU's campus in Vanderbijlpark. It was in an area in front of the student centre adjacent to the construction site of our new administration building," said the university's Willie du Plessis.

"At this stage, we don't have any other information." 

The video elicited mixed reactions, with some people being impressed and others arguing that the scene was staged.

"Love this. These are the problems I want my kids to have," one person commented.

"He's too old to be forgetting his backpack at home," said another.

"Boy was tired of being disrespected at school. He had to flex a bit," said someone else.

Sources: IOL, Twitter

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