Just In: Nigeria Air force trainer Aircraft Crashes in Benue


A Nigerian Air Force FT-7NI trainer aircraft has crashed at Makurdi, Benue State, while on a routine training exercise.

Two pilots on board survived the crash after successfully ejecting from the aircraft.
Director of Public Relations and Information Nigerian Air
Force Edward Gabkwet said no loss of lives or damage to any property around the area of impact.
Both pilots are currently under observation at NAF Base Hospital, Makurdi.
Meanwhile, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Hasan Abubakar, has constituted a Board of Inquiry to determine the immediate and remote cause of the crash.

Leave a Reply