Breaking: Nigerian Air Force airman dies in parachuting accident during training

The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has on Sunday, April 14, announced the loss of an airman, Corporal Meshach Iliya Komo, in a parachuting accident during training. This was disclosed in a statement by Air Commodore Daramola, director of public relations and information of the Nigerian Air Force. Consequently, the force commiserated with the family of the late airman over the loss.

“The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) 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 recurrency training. “On behalf 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,” the statement read. Recall that Legit.ng had reported that the Nigerian Air Force on Saturday, April 13, destroyed some logistics stores belonging to bandits within Kagara forest in Zamfara state. This was disclosed in a statement by Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, director of public relations and information of the force. According to Daramola, the raid was carried out during operation DIRAN MIKIYA which was set up to clear the area of bandits