The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has revealed the identities of personnel who died in the Super Mushshak trainer aircraft that crashed on Tuesday.
They are Flight Lieutenant Abubakar Muhammed Alkali and Flight Lieutenant Elijah Haruna Karatu.
In a statement signed by the Director of Public Relation and Information, Air Commodore, Edward Gabkwet, The Air Force said, “The unfortunate incident of yesterday’s trainer aircraft crash is yet again a tragic reminder of the perilous nature of the military flying profession as well as the risks NAF pilots continually take, daily, to secure Nigeria’s territorial integrity.”
The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, who paid a visit to Kaduna stated that the Air Force will investigate the cause of the crash that occurred.
He assured the officers, airmen, and airwomen of 401 Flying Training School that all measures will be emplaced to avert similar occurrences in the future.