Thursday, August 24, 2017 9:14 pm
Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force described the dead pilot as one of the NAF’s experienced instructor pilots.
“The cause of the incident is unknown but the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) has immediately directed the constitution of a board of inquiry to determine the immediate and remote causes of the crash.
“The unfortunate incident is a tragic reminder of the hazards associated with the flying profession.
“The CAS and the entire NAF family commiserate with the relatives of the late instructor pilot,” said Olatokunbo.