A Nigerian Air Force FT-7NI trainer aircraft crashed has today, at about 4.15pm in Makurdi, Benue State, while on a routine training exercise.
Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, Director of Public Relations and Information Nigerian Air Force made this known in a issued.
He said luckily, the 2 pilots on board survived the crash after successfully ejecting from the aircraft.
The Director additionally said 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.