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In Adamawa Nigerian Air Force confirms fighter jet crash

In a statement issued by Alonge, the crash of the F7-Ni fighter jet was recorded about at 4.23pm with no survivors.

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One month after a Nigerian Air Force aircraft crashed into a house in Kaduna, an F7-Ni fighter jet belonging to the Nigerian Air Force has crashed in Adamawa with no survivor.

Read: 7 feared dead as Nigerian Airforce aircraft crashes into house

According to multiple reports, the fighter jet crashed at about 4:23pm in Hong local government area of Adamawa while returning to the Airforce base.

Information released by the NAF spokesman, Dele Alonge revealed that the fighter jet crashed as a result of bad weather conditions.

The incident, which has also been confirmed by the director of defence information for the Nigerian Armed Forces, Colonel Rabe Abubakar, has again given rise to the set up of an investigation panel.

In a statement issued by Alonge, the crash of the F7-Ni fighter jet was recorded about at 4.23pm with no survivors.

“There was no survival as the pilot of the aircraft lost his life in the unfortunate incident.”

Meanwhile, Abubakar noted that an investigation panel had been set up “to unravel the remote and immediate causes of the accident”.

On Saturday, August 29, 2015, a NAF aircraft crashed into a house in Kaduna state leaving seven people dead.

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