Pilot Luckily Survives Horrific Accident As Bandits Shoot Down A Military Jet In Zamfara State
We have sighted a report that revealed how a military pilot survived a catastrophic air accident.
This was confirmed by the Chief of Defence Staff, General Lucky Irabor who indicated that a military jet crashed in the Northwest region, however, the pilot survived the crash.
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Additionally, a statement revealed by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Nigerian Air Force, Edward Gabkwet, an Air Commodore, indicated that a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha Jet aircraft that was returning from a successful air interdiction mission between the boundaries of Zamfara and Kaduna State came under intense enemy fire which led to its crash in Zamfara State.
The statement read in part;
“Luckily, the gallant pilot of the aircraft, Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, successfully ejected from the aircraft. Using his survival instincts, the pilot, who came under intense ground fire from the bandits, was able to evade them and sought refuge in nearby settlements awaiting sunset.
Using the cover of darkness and his phone set for navigation, Flight Lieutenant Dairo was able to elude several bandits’ strongholds and maneuvered his way to a Nigerian Army Unit, where he was finally rescued.”