NAF Loses Airman In Parachuting Accident


The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has announced the death of an air man who died during a training exercise in Kaduna.


A statement on Sunday from Air Force spokesman, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, said it is sad to announce the passing of one of its airmen, Corporal Meshach Iliya Komo, who died in Kaduna today, 14 April 2019, in a parachuting accident during recurrence training.”


As part of the paratroopers training in the Air Force Special Forces, airmen embark on recurrence exercises after their first or initial jumps.


Daramola said, “On behalf of officers, airmen and airwomen of the NAF, the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Sadique Abubakar, commiserates with the family of the late airman over this irreparable loss. We pray that the Almighty God grants his soul eternal rest.”


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