NAF Alpha Jet loses radar contact over Borno, says Director Information

A Nigerian (NAF), Alpha-Jet has lost contact with radar in Borno, while on interdiction mission in support of ground troops.

Director of Relations and Information, NAF Headquarters, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet disclosed this in a statement on in Abuja.

According to the spokesman, the mission part of the ongoing counter- operations in the North-East.

The statement revealed the loss of radar contact occurred at about 5:08 on March 31.

The authorities added details of the whereabouts of the aircraft or likely cause of contact loss were still sketchy would be relayed to the general as soon as they are clear.

The NAF said  search and rescue, the statement said.