See the Nigeria Air Force Pilot Who Slumped and Died in the Cockpit While Flying a Jet  … Photos

A Nigeria Air force pilot has sadly passed away slumping right inside the cockpit while he was flying an Air force Jet.  Promise Gbenekanu, a Squadron leader slumped in the cockpit and died while flying a Nigerian Air Force jet three weeks ago.

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He left behind a young wife and a baby. Promise Gbenekanu studied at Nigeria Defence Academy, Kaduna. The couple got married on December 4, 2014. He was laid to rest in Port Harcourt on Saturday, June 4. Pictured below is the Nigeria Air Force military transport touching down at the Air Force Base in Port Harcout with his body.



  1. He has flown beyond the reach of death–he will surely die no more…..Rip gallant soldier. Do keep an eye on the family you left behind from the outpost of heaven.

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