A Nigerian military aircraft has reportedly crashed at the location “somewhere in Kaduna State”.
According to the Daily Post, the aircraft is a Nigerian military fighter jet “Alpha jet”. The fighter jet left Yola, the capital of Adamawa State, earlier today, to ho clear bandits” according to information by a source to the Daily Post.
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The Nigerian Air Force Spokesman, Air Commodore Edward Gabwet, could not be reached as at press time.
Mohammad Abdulkadri, Special Assistant to the Defence Minister also did not take his calls to confirm or debunk the news. The military has recorded quite a number of crashes in the last 7-months, one of which claimed the lives of the serving Army Chief of Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and other officers.
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On February 21, a Minna-bound military aircraft crashed, killing all 7 people on board. On April 2, another Alpha jet crashed in Borno during an Operation.
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