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NAF Fighter jet crashes in Makurdi



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An FT7-NI fighter jet belonging to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF), on Friday, crashed in Makurdi, the Benue State capital, The PUNCH has reported.

Though details about the incident are still sketchy, a military source quoted by the report said two personnel of the Nigerian Air Force onboard ejected unhurt.

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The source said: “An FT7-NI aircraft crashed today in Makurdi. The cause of the crash could not be immediately ascertained. It had two Airmen onboard. They ejected unhurt from the jet.”

The spokesman of the NAF, Commodore Edward Gabkwet is yet to make an official confirmation of the crash.

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