2 pilots escape death in Kaduna NAF trainer aircraft accident


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By Sumaila Ogbaje

Two pilots escaped death in an accident involving Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Super Mushshak trainer aircraft in Kaduna on Thursday.

The accident, described as a minor mishap by Director, Public Relations and Information, NAF, AVM Edward Gabkwet occured at about 2.35 pm on Thursday, with no casualty.

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The NAF spokesperson in a statement issued in Abuja said the accident, which occurred at about 3.5 nautical miles from Kaduna Military Airfield, involved two pilots who were returning from a routine training flight.

He said that both pilots came out of the accident unscathed.

Gabkwet added that Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Hasan Abubakar, had since directed preliminary investigations to ascertain immediate cause of the accident. (NAN)

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