UPDATE: Pilot Dies As Two Nigeria Air Force Jets Crash In Abuja [PHOTOS]


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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has confirmed that one of the pilots who was ejected from one of the F-7Ni aircraft that crashed earlier Friday had passed on.

“It is with a heavy heart that I regretfully announce that one of the pilots who successfully ejected from one of the F-7Ni aircraft that crashed earlier today has passed on. May his soul RIP.

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"Additional details on the incident will be communicated later”; the spokesman for NAF, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, stated while giving update on the incident on Friday.

Earlier, DailyNaija reported that two Nigerian Air Force jets crashed in Abuja during rehearsals for the 58th Independence Day celebrations.

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