The deceased, Flight Lt Abubakar Alkali
The bereaved family of Flight Lt Abubakar Alkali, one of the officers of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on the aircraft that crashed has confirmed his death.
The trainer aircraft crashed in Kaduna State on Tuesday evening, April 19, with two pilots on board.
The aircraft said to be a Super Mushak, reportedly crashed inside a NAF facility while on a training mission.
The family of the deceased pilot announced the sad development in a statement signed by Alhaji Sule Dauda.
The statement disclosed that the officer has been buried according to Islamic rite at NAF base Central Mosque, Kaduna on Tuesday evening.