A military fighter jet of Nigerian Air Force has crashed in Kaduna not far from its base situated in Mando.  The crash occurred close to the old Kaduna air port.

Eyewitnesses said the jet is in ruins but the pilots safely ejected before the crash.

 The fighter jet was reportedly on routine aerial exercise in preparation for the NAF exposition coming up in Kaduna State later this month. The Chief of Air State Mohammed Dikko has reportedly sent AVM Alex Badeh to lead a rescue team to the scene of the crash.

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