Nigerian Army has said troops of Operation Desert Sanity have found the wreckage of a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha Jet aircraft that went missing over 11 months ago in Sambisa Forest, Borno State.
MDB had reported that the Alpha Jet aircraft (NAF475) went off radar while on its way to provide support to ground troops in Borno.
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Two crew members were on board the aircraft at the time.
Announcing the development on Saturday, the army said the wreckage was discovered while troops were on patrol in Sambisa forest in Borno.
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The statement reads;
Troops of Operation Desert Sanity on clearance patrol in Sambisa Forest, Borno State, have uncovered the wreckage of crashed Alpha Jet aircraft (NAF475) that went off the radar with two crew members on 31 March 2021. Further exploitation ongoing.
See some of the wreckage photos shared by Nigerian Army below;