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Names Of Pilots On Missing Jet Released By Nigerian Airforce

Published by Nairaland on Fri, 02 Apr 2021


<blockquote>The Nigerian alpha jet that went missing on Wednesday may have crashed, an official has said.<br><br>The spokesperson of the Nigerian Air Force, Edward Gabkwet, said this in a statement Friday morning.<br><br><b>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, he said.</b><br><br>Mr Gabkwet, an air commodore, also named the two pilots missing from the incident.<br><br>The cause of the crash as well as the whereabouts of the 2 pilots remain unknown. <b>The pilots are Flight Lieutenant John Abolarinwa and Flight Lieutenant Ebiakpo Chapele.</b><br><br>Extensive search and rescue efforts are still ongoing by NAF surveillance aircraft as well as NAF Special Forces and Nigerian Army troops on ground.<br><br>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, he said.<br><br>The alpha jet was carrying out a mission against Boko Haram terrorists in Borno State when it went missing at about 6 p.m., officials had said.</blockquote><br><a href="https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/452830-nigeria-names-missing-pilots-says-air-force-jet-may-have-crashed.html">https://www.premiumtimesng.com/news/headlines/452830-nigeria-names-missing-pilots-says-air-force-jet-may-have-crashed.html</a>
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