An Alpha Jet belonging to the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has gone missing whike conducting a mission.

In a tweet by the NAF Director, Public relations and information, Air Commodore Edward Gabwet, the incident occured on Wednesday night at one of the theatres of operation in Northern Nigeria. The Nigerian Air Force says it is currently conducting a rescue mission for the pilots.

The Alpha jet is a light attack and advanced trainer aircraft which has played a significant role in counterinsurgency missions under operation lafiya dole in the northeast.

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