Missing aircraft: Chief of Air Staff visits Borno, calls for calm

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Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, on Thursday visited after a () Alpha-Jet went missing -Eastern .

Air Marshal Amao, arrived barely a day after incident occurred on Wednesday evening, was briefed on ongoing search and rescue efforts connection with the missing aircraft.

He appealed pilots, engineers, and technicians on the ground remain undeterred and resolute commitment ensuring that peace was returned the East.

Director of Public and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, share some pictures of the air chief’s visit on social media.

See the tweets below:

The CAS, Air Marshal Oladayo Amao, @CAS_IOAmao, arrived Maiduguri this morning and was briefed on ongoing search and rescue efforts in connection with the missing Alpha Jet aircraft. pic.twitter.com/3GtjX4lZIs

— Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet (@Ek_Gabkwet) April 1, 2021

He also urged pilots, engineers & technicians to remain undeterred & resolute in commitment to ensuring that peace returns to the East.

— Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet (@Ek_Gabkwet) April 1, 2021

Recalled that the NAF jet went missing after it lost contact with radar while on an interdiction mission in of ground troops fighting in the state.

The mission was said to be part of the ongoing counter- in East where insurgents have carried out series of attacks, killing thousands and displacing millions of civilians in over 10 years.

Source: https://www.nationalaccordnewspaper.com/