Friday, 2 April 2021

Breaking: NAF Finally Confirms Crash Of Alpha Jet,Whereabout Of Two Pilots Unknown


 The Nigerian Air Force has finally confirmed the crash of its Alpha Jet in the North East.

The whereabout of it's two pilots is unknown 

This is a press statement issued by NAF


UPDATE ON MISSING NAF ALPHA JET AIRCRAFT

Intelligence report gathered by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) indicates that the Alpha Jet aircraft (NAF475) that went off the radar with 2 crew members on board on 31 March 2021 might have crashed. 

The cause of the crash as well as the whereabouts of the 2 pilots remain unknown. The pilots are Flight Lieutenant John Abolarinwa and Flight Lieutenant Ebiakpo Chapele. 

Extensive search and rescue efforts are still ongoing by NAF surveillance aircraft as well as NAF Special Forces and Nigerian Army troops on ground. 

At this point, the NAF is not ruling out anything regarding the incident. It however remains hopeful that the crew would soon be found and rescued.

EDWARD GABKWET 

Air Commodore 

Director of Public Relations and Information


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