Nigerian Air Force Investigates the Crash Of Training Aircraft In Kaduna.


The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has commenced an investigation into the cause of the crash of a Super Mushak trainer aircraft in Kaduna on Thursday.

The Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force, Air Vice Marshal Edward Gabkwet stated this in a press release issued . In the release, he  said that two pilots survived the accident unhurt on Thursday while they were returning from routine training.

The statement read, “A Nigerian Air Force Super Mushshak trainer aircraft was involved in a minor mishap earlier today, March 7, 2024, at about 2:35 p.m.

“The accident, which occurred about 3.5 nautical miles from Kaduna Military Airfield, involved two pilots who were returning from a routine training flight. Luckily, both pilots came out of the crash unscathed.”

According to Gabkwet, the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Hasan Abubakar, has ordered a probe into the incident.

He said, “The CAS has since directed a preliminary investigation to ascertain the immediate cause of the crash.”