Military Intensifies Search And Rescue Efforts For Missing Jet, Says No Positive Result Yet

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The Nigerian military has intensified its efforts in the search and rescue mission to locate the missing military jet.

A statement from the Defence Headquarters said the Alpha Jet (NAF 466) belonging to the Nigerian Air Force is missing around Adamawa State.

“The aircraft, with two pilots onboard, left Yola at about 10:45am on 12 September 2014 on a routine operational mission and was expected back by 12:00 noon.

“Since then all efforts to establish contact with the aircraft have not yielded any positive result.

“Meanwhile, search and rescue effort is ongoing to establish contact with the crew.

“In view of the foregoing, you are please requested to disseminate this information through your news medium for the awareness of the general public.”