Local Residents Find Missing NAF jet in Adamawa, Crashed


According to news coming from Daily Newswatch, Alpha Jet (NAF 466) which belongs to the Nigerian Army that was declared missing in action was seen by locals before it crashed.



The plane was reported to have crashed on Saturday around Gabun village near Gaanda in Gombi Local Government of the state.

Local farmers in Gombi LGA yesterday told newsmen that the saw the jet crash close to Gabun primary school.

They reportedly said that it was a ‘low-flying jumbo jet’ which fit the description of the missing jet.

Meanwhile several residents of Hawul, a small town in Borno State said that the aircraft they saw had green red stripes was flying worrying low over the regions mountains.

The residents, made up of mostly local farmers said that the incredible loud sound of the jet had disturbed them on Friday and they noticed that the jet was travelling from the north to south-east, towards Hawul– Gabun.

One witness said: I’ve never seen a jet flying so low over our mountains before. We’ve seen planes, but I’m sure that this was not one of those. I could even make out the doors on the plane clearly.

“It’s not just me; several other residents have reported seeing the same thing. Some people got out of their houses to see what was causing the tremendous noise too.”

Sources state that the aircraft might have crash landed at Gabun near the primary school but thankfully no local relative has been reported dead or affected.



Gabun is a mountainous terrain, which runs through Biu in Borno State.

The area is not far of from Michika and Madagali Local Government areas of the state where the army were actively engaged against insurgent forces last week.
Sources.naij.com

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