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Another Nigerian military aircraft deployed in the fight against banditry has crashed after it disappeared from radar coverage.
PLATFORM TIMES gathered that from a source who is familiar with the development that the deadly mishap happened somewhere in Kaduna State.
it was further gathered that the crashed plane is an Alpha jet.
A source said “the fighter jet left Yola, the Adamawa capital, this morning to go clear bandits”,
However, neither the Army nor the Nigerian Air Force has issued a statement regarding the incident as sources said that the Air Force was still trying to confirm the development.
The Miilitary has recorded a number of high-profile crashes in 2021 alone.
In May, a plane carrying Army Chief, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru and other officers, crashed in Kaduna.
On February 21, a Minna-bound military jet crashed, killing all 7 people on board.
On April 2, another Alpha jet crashed in Borno during an operation.