We’ve gotten the exclusive photos of the pilot who died in the Nigeria Airforce Jet Crash, which occurred today in Abuja.
The pilot who died has been identified as squadron leader MB Baba-Ari. Here are photos of the pilot below;
We reported earlier that one of the pilot who was a victim of the NAF aircraft crash,was reported dead. Director of Public Relations and Information of NAF, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, who confirmed the death of the pilot, said he died after he was successfully ejected from one of the F-7Ni aircraft.
Read the statement from Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola below;
“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 rest in peace. Additional details on the incident will be communicated, ”Daramola said.
A source who spoke to newsmen, said;
“Only one of the pilots was able to eject, the other one couldn’t (he is one of the best pilots in the Airforce) and he died on the spot.”
According to him, the pilot that ejected did not land well and has sustained a serious head injury which requires urgent surgery.