BREAKING NEWS

Metro

World

Spiritual

25 Aug 2017

SO SAD: Experienced pilot dies as Nigerian Air Force aircraft crashes in Kaduna

A trainer aircraft of the Nigerian Air Force has crashed at the permanent site of the Nigerian Defence Academy (NDA) in Kaduna. According to a statement by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), the aircraft, an Air Beetle, crashed in Kaduna on Thursday, August 24 during a mission.
The statement added that the only pilot on board the aircraft, one of the NAF’s experienced instructor pilots, died following the crash. Though the cause of the crash is unknown, the chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Sadiq Abubakar, has directed the constitution of a board of inquiry to determine the immediate and remote causes of the crash. The Air Force stated that the unfortunate incident is a tragic reminder of the hazards associated with the flying profession.

The CAS and the entire NAF family has also commiserated with the relatives of the late instructor pilot. In other news, the chief of air staff, Sadiq Abubakar, has cautioned against the use of social media to spread hate speeches and false information. Abubakar, speaking during a workshop on information management for public relations officers in the Nigerian Air Force on Tuesday, August 22, in Abuja, warned that using the social media in a harmful way would jeopardise the development of Nigeria, Channels TV reports.

He implored social media users to use the platform to educate and entertain as originally intended. Watch a video of the winging ceremony of the latest pilots of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) held at the NAF headquarters in Abuja.

THINK YOUR FRIEND WOULD BE INTRESTED? SHARE THIS STORY USING ANY OF THE SHARE BUTTON BELOW ⬇

PLACE YOUR TEXT ADVERT BELOW:>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

Loading...

SHARE YOUR STORY WITH US VIA EMAIL: INFO@247NIGERIANEWSUPDATE.CO

RECEIVE NEWS VIA OUR WHATSAPP, KINDLY TEXT +234 701 056 0394 TO ADD YOU

CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON OUR YOUTUBE CHANNEL FOR NEWS UPDATE

CLICK HERE TO JOIN US ON TWITTER FOR INSTANT NEWS UPDATE: @247NGNEWSUPDATE

CLICK HERE TO JOIN MILLIONS AROUND THE GLOBE TO READ NEWS ON OUR FACEBOOK FAN PAGE

FOR INSTANT UPDATES ON INSTAGRAM CLICK HERE

RECEIVE INSTANT NEWS UPDATE VIA OUR BBM BROADCAST: D3EDEFDF

Post a Comment

 
Copyright © 2015 247 Nigeria News Update
Website by Tech Guardian