A Nigerian Airforce Trainer Aircraft on a mission with a single pilot on board has crashed at the permanent site of the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, in Kaduna​ On Thursday.

According to reports the aircraft crashed around 4:25 pm this evening.

A statement made by Air Force spokesman, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, reads, one of NAF’s experienced instructor pilots was lost during the accident.

He also added that the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) has directed the constitution of a board of inquiry to determine the immediate and remote causes of the crash.

Adesanya also said that the CAS and the entire NAF family commiserate with the relatives of the late instructor pilot.

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