Lagos - 13 Nigerians from the Niger Delta region undergoing commercial point training at the Lufthansa Flight Training School in Frankfurt, have been dismissed for non-payment of fees, Vanguard reports.
The Nigerian pilots who would have graduated from the prestigious aviation training institution, were axed last Friday due to their inability to pay for sundry fees stipulated in their training manual.
The fees were for accommodation and training logistics.
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Apart from that, six of the pilots who had already completed their training had their licenses withheld by the school.
Two of the students sent home for non-payment, had only one test to complete their Programme for Commercial Pilot Licence, one was in his final stage of the CPL test while four had just started their type rating test and would have completed next month.
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