The Nigerian Air Force, NAF, has made it known that a pilot died in the crash involving two of its jets earlier on Friday.
The two NAF jets were rehearsing for the Independence Day celebration when they crashed at the neighbouhood of Mashafa road in Mpape, Abuja.
However, the Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola has announced the death of the pilot.
The short statement by Daramola reads, “It is with a heavy heart that I regretfully announce that one of the pilots who successfully ejected from one of the F-7Ni aircraft that crashed earlier today has passed on. May his soul RIP.”
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