The spokesman of the Nigerian Air Force confirmed the development when he spoke with PRNigeria
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This was disclosed in a statement by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet.
They are operatives of the Air Component of Operation HADIN KAI, which is batting insurgents in the North East.
The Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, announced this in a statement in Abuja.
The pilot, popularly called Aggressor, was shot at between the boundaries of Zamfara and Kaduna States, the Air Force confirmed
This was said to be part of the oversight functions of the Joint Committee.
According to the Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force, Air Commodore, Edward Gabkwet, the committee is expected to, among other terms of reference, analyse safety reports from operational and engineering units, conduct safety evaluation of NAF units and recommend measures to enhance safety of operations in the units.
The Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Ibrahim Attahiru, has been confirmed as one of those onboard
According to the spokesman of the Air Force, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, the winging took place during a three-day retreat organized in Abuja for operational unit commanders of the force to evolve new strategies to address the ever-changing security environment.
The report, with the caption: “Wreckage of Missing NAF Alpha Jet 475 Found in Bama,” said the missing aircraft as well as the body of one of the pilots had been found.
He stated this while on his maiden tour of the NAF Tactical Air Command, Makurdi on Friday, according to a statement by the Director of Public Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet
This was disclosed by the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, according to a statement by the Nigerian Air Force Headquarters on Friday.