Air Force jet crashes, ex-chief of staff dies

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Published on May 2, 2012 by pmnews
 

A Nigerian Air Force F7-Ni single seat fighter jet, on a routine training exercise, crashed on Wednesday close to the Kaduna International Airport.
 
A statement by Air Commodore Yusuf Anas, Director, Air Force Public Relations and Information said the pilot on board the aircraft ejected safely.
 
A Search and Rescue Team from the Nigerian Air Force 301 Flying Training School, Kaduna, immediately rescued the pilot who is in a stable condition, the statement said.
 
The statement said the pilot was receiving treatment at the Nigerian Air Force Aero Medical Hospital, Kaduna.It further said that no fatality was reported on the ground.
 


The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Mohammed Umar has ordered an investigation to ascertain the cause of the accident.
 
The statement also announced the death of retired Air Vice Marshal John Yisa-Doko, Chief of Air Staff from 1975-1980.He died on Tuesday after a brief illness, the statement said, adding that burial arrangements would be announced later.
 

via PM News:  http://pmnewsnigeria.com/2012/05/02/air-force-jet-crashes-ex-chief-of-staff-dies/

Published at: 08:30 AM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
Author: Paddy Hayes
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popdes at 10:08 AM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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 Cry Cry Cry :'(RIP
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crusifixo at 10:47 AM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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RIP  Cry Cry Cry Cry
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Lekan22 at 10:48 AM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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Thank God.
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Idbabe at 10:53 AM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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Thank God
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brayeabusi at 10:59 AM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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THERE ARE RELIABLE AND GOOD MODERN FIGHTER AIRCRAFT ALL OVER THE WORLD. F7 IS NOT A RELIABLE AIRCRAFT. I JUST PRAY THAT MORE WILL NOT CRASH.
THANK GOD FOR THE SAFETY OF THE PILOT.
WELL LANDED
SAFE
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malvin2525 at 11:10 AM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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 Undecided Lips Sealed
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fuckinjoe2 at 11:23 AM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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Another Air-craft crash!!!  .............everything is so phyuked up in naija.     Dumb country.

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DHash at 11:34 AM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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 Kiss Kiss Kiss I was thinking is BOKO HARAM
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italianburger at 11:40 AM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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I BEG IF DOS AIR FORCE MEN NO SABI FLY JET MAKE DEM GIVE DOS JET TO THE AMNESTY MILITANT WEY JUST JUST GRADUATE FROM AVIATION SCH....LOL...THOUGH FOR NIGERIA TO STILL BE USING F7 IT MEANS WE ARE TOO FAR BEHIND....
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GreenBee at 11:47 AM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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thnk God
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Maleekh at 11:59 AM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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ol this things that are happnn is setup, ol we would do is to pry that Allah bring uu solution to ol the problem that are happnn in 9ja 
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Maleekh at 12:00 PM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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ol this things that are happnn is setup, ol we would do is to pry that Allah bring uu solution to ol the problem that are happnn in 9ja 
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jerterk at 12:20 PM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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Thank God, the later should RIP
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dizhadah at 01:01 PM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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 Sad
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Solidstonez at 01:44 PM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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sad

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Solidstonez at 01:45 PM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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Quote from: ROYAlPRINCE77 on 10:53 AM,  3/05/2012
Everything about north is bad......i pity people that are still having something to do with them,boko haramist states,anyway thank God for saving his life.
true

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aso4life1 at 01:47 PM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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I hear 9ja I jaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa

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Angelita2 at 02:01 PM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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 Lips Sealed Lips Sealed Lips Sealed Lips Sealed Lips Sealed Lips Sealed
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lanudja at 02:25 PM, 3/05/2012 (6 years ago)
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Two news! Thanks God delivering them frm d hands of death
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