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A Nigerian Air Force FT-7NI trainer aircraft crashed on Friday, 14 July 2023 at about 4.15pm in Makurdi, Benue
A Statement by Airforce Spokeperson,Air commodore Edward Gabkwet says the incident happened while on a routine training exercise. Luckily, the 2 pilots on board survived the crash .
The statement added that, there was no loss of lives or damage to any property around the area of impact.
Both pilots are currently under observation at NAF Base Hospital, Makurdi.
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.