ABUJA, May 2 (Xinhua)
A Nigerian Air Force F7-Ni single seat fighter jet, on a routine training exercise, crashed on Wednesday close to the Kaduna International Airport.
Spokesperson for the force Air Commodore Yusuf Anas disclosed this in a statement reaching Xinhua, saying that the pilot on board the aircraft ejected safely. The statement said 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 pilot was receiving treatment at the Nigerian Air Force Aero Medical Hospital, Kaduna. No fatality was reported on the ground.