The chief of air staff, air vice marshal Hassan Abubakar paid a visit to the pilots involved in the crash during a routine training in Benue state.

According to Abubakar, it is the duty of the force to ensure safety of members of the force and adequately cater for the needs of the service men.

Recall the NAF director of public relations and information, air commodore Edward Gabkwet, confirmed a Nigerian air force ft-7ni trainer aircraft had crashed in Makurdi, the Benue state capital, while on a routine training exercise, noting that two pilots onboard the aircraft survived and were being observed in a military facility.


Meanwhile, the chief of air staff, air vice marshal Hasan Abubakar, has constituted a board of inquiry to determine the immediate and remote causes of the crash.

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