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Danger Averted As NAF Jet Veers Off Runway, Lands In Ditch

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The Nigerian Airforce said Friday, that one of its fighter aircraft prosecuting the war aon terror, veered of the runway and fell into a ditch, on landing at the Yola airport and that no life was lost in the accident.
A statement signed by the Director, Airforce Public Relations and Information, Group Captain Ayodele Famuyiwa, “A Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Alpha Jet aircraft (NAF/457) has veered off the runway at Yola Airport.
“The incident happened yesterday (Thursday) at about 1900hrs (7:00pm) when the aircraft was returning from a late evening attack at the Sambisa Forest.
“The aircraft, on landing, veered off the runway, and stopped at a ditch beside therunway.
“No life was lost as both’pilots on board came outunhurt
The statement added that “Investigation into the cause of the incident is ongoing.”
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