A Nigerian Air Force Fighter Jet F-7Ni crashed at Mbaniongu Mbazaam, near Yandev in Gboko local government area of Benue State early this morning
No casualties were recorded in the accident.
In a statement by the Command Public Relations Officer of the Tactical Air Command of the force in Makurdi, Wing Commander Adebayo Makun, the two pilots on board the aircraft successfully ejected from the craft.
According to Makun, a search and rescue team from the 305 Flying Training School has successfully rescued the two pilots back to base.
He said, “A NAF search and rescue helicopter from the 305 Flying Training School Enugu has already sighted and recovered the pilots to NAF medical hospital in Makurdi for medical attention”.