The prominent terrorist group, Boko Haram has claimed responsibility for the disappearance of a Nigeria Airforce aircraft sent on a mission to provide support for troops on the ground recently.
Edward Gabkwet, the NAF spokesperson, in a statement on 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.
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 Abuja airport — with all seven personnel on board dead.