A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Air Beetle
Aircraft crashed while on a mission in Kaduna, a statement Air Force
spokesman, Air Commodore OlatokunboAdesanya, said yesterday.
He added that the cause of the incident was unknown but the Chief of
the Air Staff (CAS) had directed the constitution of a board of inquiry
to determine the immediate and remote causes of the crash. He described
the incident as a tragic reminder of the hazards associated with the
Adesanya said the CAS and the entire NAF family commiserated with the relatives of the late instructor pilot.
Daily Trust reported that the late pilot instructor was a Group
Captain and crashed within the permanent site of the Nigerian Defence
Academy grounds at 4.25 pm.
Source: Daily Trust