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Nigerian Air Force plane crashes in Kaduna, kill two officers

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About two pilots were killed in the Nigerian Air Force plane that crashed in Kaduna on Tuesday evening.

It was gathered that the pilots died after the aircraft, which was a trainer aircraft, crashed.

The pilots were said to be on a training session when the incident happened at the NAF base in Kaduna.

Efforts to get the NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, were not successful.

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The development comes 11 months after a NAF aircraft crashed in Kaduna.

The incident, which occurred in May 2021, involved a Beechcraft 350, and the aircraft crashed around the Kaduna international airport.

The then Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru and 10 other military officers who were on board when the plane crashed, were killed.

Attahiru was said to be on his way to Kaduna to attend a passing-out parade for army recruits.

Following the incident, members of the minority caucus in the house of representatives had asked the federal government to ensure that a “system-wide investigation” is conducted into such incidents involving military aircraft in the country.

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