Yesterday,Kaduna state recorded a great mishap as the Air-force trainer aircraft crashed into the lagoon killing the pilot of that aircraft.
The cause of this horrific incident is yet unknown, but the incident was said to have taken place at the permanent site of the Nigerian Defence Academy NDA killing the pilot who was all alone in that aircraft.
The aircraft was reportedly said to have crashed at about 4:25 pm and the only person on board was the Nigerian Defence Acadamys’ experienced instructor pilot and this was confirmed by the Director of Public Relations and Information of the Nigerian Air-force, Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya.
An inquiry by the Chief of the Air staff CAS is currently on to determine the immediate and remote causes of the crash of the Augusta 106 light utility helicopter. Indeed this incident is a flash back to the dangers of being an air personnel. The CAS and the entire NAF pays their heart felt condolence and expresses their loss of a devoted instructor to the family of the deceased.