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18 February 2018 00:00:00 AM Breaking News

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One dead as Air Force aircraft crashes in Kaduna

A Nigerian Airforce Trainer Aircraft has crashed at the permanent site of the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, in Kaduna.

The trainer aircraft with a single pilot on board crashed at about 4:25 pm of Thursday while on a mission

A statement by Air Force spokesman, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, said one of NAF’s experienced instructor pilots was lost during the mishap.

Adesanya said that the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) has directed the constitution of a board of inquiry to determine the immediate and remote causes of the crash.

Adesanya added that the CAS and the entire NAF family commiserate with the relatives of the late instructor pilot.

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