Air Force finds missing Alpha jet, fate of pilots unknown

By AdvocateNews on 02/04/2021

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon

Views: 752


The missing Alpha jet of the Nigerian Air Force has been found.

It was found to have crashed at Abba-Jille in Konduga LGA of Borno State.

The location of the crash is approximately 30Kms outskirt from the city of Maiduguri.

The fighter jet was seen flying around Goni Kurmiri and Njimia villages after attacking terrorist locations at the Sambisa axis.

There was no word yet on the fate of the pilot and co-pilot, whether they ejected safely or have been captured by insurgency fighters.

The plane was reported to have lost contact with the radar on Wednesday evening, according to Air Force spokesman, Commodore Edward Gabkwet.

He said the plane lost contact with radar in Borno State, while on interdiction mission in support of ground troops.

“The mission was part of the ongoing counterinsurgency operations in the North East.

“The loss of radar contact occurred at about 5:08 p.m. on 31 March 2021. 

Posted 02/04/2021 07:43:11 AM

 

Share on facebook Yahoo mail icon Gmail icon


 

You may also like...
We look forward to working with President Biden,...

Arise Interview: Buhari takes delight in ridiculing Igbos,...

Nine students kidnapped as gunmen attack Katsina community...

Insecurity: Abuja indigenous group evacuates 279 native students...

Magu shuns police cell, sleeps in mosque •...

Obi Cubana released after 24 hours in EFCC...

Jibril is neither Buhari nor his clone –...

Open letter: Your lopsided appointments that favour North...

MoU to Sack APC: Freedom, Joy beckon again,...

Traditional ruler, youth leader speak on reported mass...

Mercy Aigbe, ex-husband in social media fight over...

Umahi raises the alarm on plots to incite...

 

Latest News IDP commits suicide after being ‘raped by NGO official’ FG to establish 18 modular refineries in oil-producing states 1,400 Igbo’s killed by security agents under 14 months – Report Mum, student hire thugs to attack teachers in Ogun school Catholic Priest pays WAEC, NECO fees for 12 Indigent students in Anambra Breaking: Gunmen kill Enugu APC Youth Leader, one other, abduct another Nigerian appointed justice minister in Canada under probe, told to step aside Communal war claims 4 lives in Ebonyi, killers seize corpses Three in police net over murder of medical doctor, friend Sit-at-home enforcers warn Nnewi residents, environs Some kinsmen are threatening my life over false prophesy, Ex-Enugu Commissioner raises alarm BREAKING: Nnamdi Kanu floors Buhari govt in Abia court

 

Most Read Full Text of Governor Ifeanyi Ugwuanyi’s 2016 Budget Speech (259,917 views) Ebonyi bans embalming of corpses in homes (259,915 views) FG sends new directive to banks, schools as Buhari extends lockdown by four weeks (259,915 views) Ugwuanyi commends FG’s siting of ICT University in Enugu (259,914 views) Ex-Heads of State will protect Jonathan from persecution —Kukah (259,914 views) Fleeing ex-DG Imo Broadcasting Corporation who stabbed wife to death arrested (259,913 views) I’ve no Coronavirus, govt wants to kill me – Anambra Index case (259,912 views) Sickle cell support group seeks government intervention (259,911 views) ASUU strike: Senate intervention ends in deadlock (252,493 views) HUSHPUPPI: CRIMINALS HAVE NO TRIBE. THEY SHAME ALL OF US... (251,499 views) All you need to know about Peter Obi, PDP VP Candidate (193,834 views) DEMOCRACY DAY: President Muhammadu Buhari’s full speech (192,108 views)

 

 

SECTIONS NEWS (7,807) FAITH (158) EDITORIAL (20) POLITICS (497) SOCIETY (133) SPORTS (61) BUSINESS (376) HEALTH (60) EDUCATION (51) ENTERTAINMENT (57) INTERNATIONAL (186) TECHNOLOGY (6) COLUMNISTS (57) LETTERS (4) OPINION (42)

 

 


There are no video entries posted yet.