A Nigerian Air Force trainer aircraft crashed yesterday, killing one of its finest instructor pilot, a new report has emerged.
The report also stated that the pilot was the only airforce pilot on-board.
The incident happened at about 4:25pm at the Nigeria Defence Academy (NDA) permanent site Afaka, along Kaduna International Airport road.
According to a statement credited to the Nigerian Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar; “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.”