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ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 249298
Last updated: 2 December 2021
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Date:31-MAR-2021
Time:17:08
Type:Silhouette image of generic AJET model; specific model in this crash may look slightly different
Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet A
Owner/operator:Nigerian Air Force (NAF)
Registration: NAF475
MSN: 0042
Fatalities:Fatalities: 2 / Occupants: 2
Other fatalities:0
Aircraft damage: Written off (damaged beyond repair)
Location:Abba-Jille in Konduga LGA, Borno state -   Nigeria
Phase: En route
Nature:Military
Departure airport:
Destination airport:
Narrative:
An NAF Dassault/Dornier Alpha Jet A supporting ground troups in northern Nigeria, was reported missing on 31 March 2021. Search operations are being conducted.
On 1 April 2021 the wreckage of the missing figther jet was located. The fate of the two pilots is unknown.

Sources:

https://www.blueprint.ng/breaking-nigerias-military-plane-goes-missing/
https://www.legit.ng/1409832-breaking-nigerian-air-force-gives-crucial-update-military-plane-supporting-ground-troops-goes-missing.html
https://www.pmnewsnigeria.com/2021/04/01/missing-air-force-alpha-jet-found-fate-of-pilots-unknown/
https://dailypost.ng/2021/04/02/missing-alpha-jet-aircraft-might-have-crashed-naf/

https://www.airteamimages.com/pics/220/220805_big.jpg (photo)


Revision history:

Date/timeContributorUpdates
01-Apr-2021 05:58 gerard57 Added
01-Apr-2021 06:23 gerard57 Updated [Time, Aircraft type, Location, Source, Narrative]
02-Apr-2021 06:25 gerard57 Updated [Total occupants, Other fatalities, Location, Source, Damage, Narrative]
02-Apr-2021 09:56 gerard57 Updated [Registration, Source]
02-Apr-2021 14:29 RobertMB Updated [Aircraft type, Cn, Source, Narrative]
26-Apr-2021 12:52 TB Updated [Total fatalities, Location, Narrative]

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