An aircraft belonging to the Nigerian Airforce (NAF) has crashed in Kaduna, killing the only pilot on board.
According to a statement by the NAF, the aircraft, an Air Beetle, crashed in Kaduna on Thursday, August 24 during a mission.
In the statement, the NAF boss said that the only pilot on board the aircraft, one of the NAF’s experienced instructor pilots, died following the crash.
Though the cause of the crash is unknown to them, the chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Sadiq Abubakar, has directed a board of inquiry to determine the immediate and remote causes of the crash.
The Air Force stated that the unfortunate incident is a tragic reminder of the hazards associated with the flying profession.