Breaking: 2 officers feared dead as NAF jet crashes in Kaduna

A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) trainer aircraft has reportedly crashed in Kaduna on Tuesday evening.

Though details of the incident were still sketch as of the time of filing this report, a source claims that two pilots onboard the trainer aircraft died in the crash.

According to reports, the aircraft crashed within a military facility at the Airforce base in Kaduna during a training session.

Last year, a military aircraft conveying the former Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, and 10 others crashed, killing all the officers onboard including the Army Chief, around the Kaduna International Airport.

Between August 29, 2015, and 2021, Nigeria had suffered 11 military plane crashes with no fewer than 33 military officers confirmed dead in the crashes.