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Sunday, 30 September 2018

News Africa : Two Nigerian Air Force jets crash in Abuja



Two Nigerian Air Force jets crash in Abuja


On Friday, Two aircraft belonging to the Nigerian Air Force collided and a crash was said to have occurred in the Katampe area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja.

According to online news, The aircraft were taking part in the rehearsals for the 58th Independence Day celebrations. The number of people injured in the incident could not be ascertained as of the time of this report, as efforts were still ongoing by the military to attend to the situation.



The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, who confirmed the incident, said no lives were lost in the mishap.


“I wish to confirm an air incident involving two NAF aircraft taking part in the 58th Independence Day celebrations. Thankfully, no lives were lost,” he said.



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