Boko Haram claims responsibility for missing Nigerian fighter jet, releases video of dead pilots, aircraft wreckage

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Jama’atu Ahlussunnah Lidda’awati Wal Jihad, Abubakar Shekau-led faction of Boko Haram, has released a footage of shooting down Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Aircraft.

jet had Wednesday evening lost contact radar in .

The aircraft was a mission to provide support for the ground .

Edward Gabkwet, the NAF spokesperson, in a Friday, said the whereabouts of the two flying officers piloting the jet were unknown.

Boko Haram in a video released on Friday claimed its members shot down the jet.

According to HumAngle, the group also showed fighters carrying RPG and artillery equipment, as well as a corpse of the pilot and the aircraft’s debris.

In February, an aircraft of the Air Force crashed at the all seven personnel on board dead.

The NAF Boko Haram claimed to have brought down