A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) trainer aircraft, Air Beetle Aircraft today crashed in Kaduna while on a mission.

A statement by NAF sopkesman, Olatokumbo Adesanya on Thursday said the only pilot and experienced instructor pilot onboard was killed in the mishap.

He said that unforfortunate incident is a tragic reminder of the hazards associated with the flying profession.

The Chief of Air Staff (CAS) and the entire NAF family, he said commserates with relative of the late instuctor pilot.

The immediate cause of the incident is unknown but the CAS he said, has directed an immediate constitution of a board of inquiry to deternime the immediate and remote cause of the crash.

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