Two airplanes owned by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) have suffered air mishap in the Mpape area of the Federal Capital Territory, Abuja, on Friday.
It was learnt that the aircraft were taking part in the rehearsals for the 58th Independence Day celebrations when they reportedly collided and a crash was said to have occurred.
The number of people injured in the incident could not be ascertained as of the time of this report, as efforts were still ongoing by the military to attend to the situation.
The NAF Director of Public Relations Andy Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, who confirmed the incident, said no lives were lost in the mishap.
“I wish to confirm an air incident involving two NAF aircraft taking part in the 58th Independence Day celebrations. Thankfully, no lives were lost,” he said.