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April 22, 2021
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A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha-Jet has gone missing while on an operation in the north-eastern region of the country, authorities have said. NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, confirmed this in a statement on Thursday. He said the aircraft lost contact with radar while on an interdiction mission in […]Continue Reading
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The burial ceremony of seven Airforce Officers who lost their lives on Sunday has commenced at the National Military Cemetery in Abuja. The officers were crew members of the ill-fated Beechcraft King Air 350 that crashed at Bassa village near the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport while on a reconnaissance mission to Niger State. A statement […]Continue Reading
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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has released names of the seven personnel that died in the air crash involving a NAF aircraft, Beechcraft KingAir BB305i. The deceased officers include: Flight Lieutenant Haruna Gadzama (Captain); Flight Lieutenant Henry Piyo (Co-Pilot); Flying Officer Micheal Okpara (Airborne Tactical Observation System (ATOS) Specialist) and Warrant Officer Continue Reading
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The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) has explained the roles it played in efforts that led to the return of the students kidnapped from the Government Science Secondary School in Kankara, Katsina State. In a post on its verified Facebook page on Friday, the force revealed that it deployed additional air assets, including Intelligence Surveillance and […]Continue Reading
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As part of efforts to tackle internal security challenges, the Nigerian Air Force ( NAF) has graduated new batch of Special Forces (SF) and Combat Search and Rescue Personnel (CSAR). The combined graduation ceremony took place Saturday at the Regiment Training Centre (RTC) Annex,  Bauchi. It comprised of nine officers, 153 airmen/airwomen and 41 personnel  […]Continue Reading