By Cynthia Akande
The remains of an Alpha Jet belonging to the Nigerian Navy which went missing 11 months ago, has been found in Sambisa Forest, Borno State.
The Nigerian Army disclosed this in a brief statement on Saturday, stating that troops of Operation Desert Sanity uncovered the wreckage.
The aircraft (NAF 475), which had two crew members on board, had gone off the radar on March 31, 2021.
The statement read, “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 (is) ongoing.”