A Nigerian Air Force (NAF801) F7-Ni fighter jet returning to base from an interdicted mission has crashed around Hong, Hong Local Government Area of Adamawa State.
The crash which occurred at about 4.23pm (i623hrs) on Saturday is believed to be as a result of bad weather.
There was however no survival as the pilot of the aircraft lost his life in the unfortunate incident.
A statement by the Director, Public Relations of the Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore Dele Alonge, said the Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal SB Abubakar has set up an investigation panel to unravel the remote and immediate causes of the accident.
He said further details of the crash will be communicated to the public via the media in due course. Source: PerSec