October 1, 2014

Airforce jet crashes in Kaduna, no lives lost

A Nigerian Air Force F7-Ni single seat fighter jet, on a routine training exercise, crashed on Wednesday close to the Kaduna International Airport.

This was contained in a statement by the Director, Air Force Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Yusuf Anas, the News Agency of Nigeria reports.

The statement said the pilot on board the aircraft ejected safely.

A Search and Rescue Team from the Nigerian Air Force 301 Flying Training School, Kaduna, immediately rescued the pilot who is in a stable condition, the statement said.

The statement said the pilot was receiving treatment at the Nigerian Air Force Aero Medical Hospital, Kaduna.

It further said that no fatality was reported on the ground.

NAN

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