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Military Pilot, Sqn Ldr Baba Ari Who Was Killed In Abuja Air Crash Today

Two military planes, rehearsing for the 2018 Independence Day celebration, have crashed after colliding with each other in Abuja.
The crash occurred, some minutes ago, around Kubwa road, near Mpape. One of the the pilots have since been rescued and taken to the hospital.

The Chief of Staff to the President, Abba Kyari and others have visited the injured pilot of the Air Force fighter jet which crashed on Katampe hill earlier today.

They visited him at the Defence Intelligent Agency (DIA) Hospital in Abuja, where he is said to be responding to treatment.

Meanwhile, Pres Buhari has commiserated with the family of Sqn Ldr Baba Ari, the other pilot that died at the final rehearsal for the 58th Independence Anniversary.

Ari will be buried today as his family members, including his father and wife, have visited his corpse.

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