Pilot dies as air force jet crashes in Kaduna

 

 

Air Force Jet

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has lost a pilot in a plane crash that occurred in Kaduna on Thursday.

Olatokunbo Adesanya, spokesman of NAF, made this known in a short statement, saying that the cause of the crash was not yet clear






     

     

    “A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Air Beetle Aircraft today crashed in Kaduna while on a mission,” the statement read.

    “The only soul on board the aircraft, one of the NAF’s experienced instructor pilots, was unfortunately lost during the mishap.

    “The cause of the incident is unknown but the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) has immediately directed the constitution of a board of inquiry to determine the immediate and remote causes of the crash.

    “The unfortunate incident is a tragic reminder of the hazards associated with the flying profession. The CAS and the entire NAF family commiserate with the relatives of the late instructor pilot.”

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