The Nigeria Air Force (NAF) says one of the pilots who was successfully ejected from one of the F-7Ni aircraft that crashed in the FCT earlier today, has died.
The Director of Public Relations and Information of NAF, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, announced the death of the pilot in a statement released this afternoon.
“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 rest in peace. Additional details on the incident will be communicated, ”Daramola said.
Recall that two NAF aircraft collided and crashed while rehearsing in Abuja for the Independence day celebration.