Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo is the Nigerian Air Force pilot who narrowly escaped the brutal wrath of Bandits in Zamfara state as he ejected from his fighter's jet upon attack. (Photo Credit: Sahara Reporters) Explaining his ordeal about the incident, Dairo said the Bandits who attacked him had no intentions of killing him but instead, they wanted him alive and captured.
Abayomi Dairo is presently seen as one of the luckiest men in the Nigerian Airforce at the moment after escaping death when his fighter jet was gunned down by bandits in Zamfara State. In 2020, Dairo answered a question on the popular question and answer platform "QUORA" and the question stated, "If a fighter jet's engine (s) shuts down, could a fighter jet glide down for an emergency landing?
Nigerians are still grateful for how the pilot of the crashed Nigerian Air Force (NAF) plane, Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, made it alive. Image credit: Sahara Reporters Dairo did not only escape death by surviving the crash that occurred, there was more to it.
On Monday this week, the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) authorities disclosed that armed bandits brought down its Alpha Jet Aircraft which was returning from a successful mission on Sunday. The incident took place at about 12:45 pm around the boundary between Kaduna and Zamfara states. The fighter jet came under a barrage of enemy gunfire, according to a statement by the Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet.
As we all know, a Nigerian Air Force pilot, flight lieutenant Abayomi Dairo miraculously escaped death after his air craft was shot down by bandits in Zamfara. He was returning from a successful mission against bandits when the incident happened. (Abayomi Dairo |Sahara Reporters|) Following the news of his successful escape, Nigerians including the presidency commended the pilot for his bravery.
"I Was Stunned By The News Of The Air Crash But Felt Much Relieved That The Pilot Survived" - Buhari
President Muhammadu Buhari has reacted to the news concerning Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo of the Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet who successfully ejecting from an aircraft that crashed in Zamfara State during the weekend. The President said that the news of the air crash was shocking, but was relieved that the pilot did not die.
Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo has finally revealed what happened after his jet was brought down by bandits in Zamfara state. If you could recall that the gallant pilot was rescued after he ejected from a NAF Alpha jet before it crashed and managed to evade armed bandits who were after him.
Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo, who escaped from bandits after his jet was shot while on a mission in the skies of Zamfara state, has narrated his ordeal with the bandits. According to a report on Vanguard, Dairo revealed that the bandits actually got close to him while they were pursuing him, but he was able to evade them because of the green fg suits which he was wearing.
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Life is full of experiences and the more we encounter people and their stories, we should be able to learn some things that could help us in our own decisions in life. Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo This article is based on the true-life experience and encounter of Pilot Dairo, who is the brave and gallant soldier that was able to evade armed bandits that shot down his fighter aircraft and subsequently wanted to capture him when he ejected from the crashing aircraft and landed in the thick forest.
Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo is still the man of the moment after he successfully ejected from a Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet that was brought down by armed bandits and also managed to evade them before he was rescued. Nigerians have been commending the Lieutenant for his courage and his colleagues at NAF base were proud of him.
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President Muhammadu Buhari has commended Flight Lieutenant Abayomi Dairo (the pilot of the Nigerian Air Force Alpha Jet that crashed), for surviving bandits attack. Buhari noted that when he received the news of the crash, he was troubled but, was encouraged by words from the Nigerian Air Force that there's a rescue operation going on.
In what was a setback to the fight against banditry in the country, bandits had on Sunday shot down a Nigerian Alpha jet aircraft in Zamfara. The plane crashed after it has come under intense pressure from enemy fire. Shehu Sani, Photo credit @Shehusani Premium times had reported that the pilot was able to eject out of the plane before it got crashed.
President Muhammadu Buhari expressed his astonishment at the news of the Nigerian Air Force plane's accident. The plane had crashed on its way back from a successful air interdiction operation between Zamfara and Kaduna states on Sunday. The plane was alleged to have come under heavy fire from bandits before colliding near Zamfara.
The bandits took the war to new hights, Shehu Sani reacted to the attack on NAF jet. Former Kaduna Central senator Shehu Sani reacted to reports that armed bandits shut down a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) alpha jet. Sani said the NAF jet attack showed that the bandits had taken the war to a new level.
It is no longer news that an aircraft belonging to the Nigerian Airforce (NAF) crashlanded. The cause of which has been revealed to be as a result of an attack on the aircraft by suspected bandits. Another vital information was released by NAF. while reacting to the incident NAF spokesman, Edward Gabkwet, gave out some details regarding the pilot and the events that led to his escape from the crash site as bandits rained fire.
The President of Nigeria, General Muhammadu Buhari, has commended the bravery of the Nigerian Alpha Jet pilot, Dairo Abayomi, who recently survived an air crash. According to a report by The Punch, on Sunday, Dairo Abayomi successfully ejected from the military aircraft before bandits shot it down, which led to the crash of the aircraft in Zamfara State.
We received reports a few days ago that bandits in the Zamfara forest shot down a NAF jet, but the occupant luckily escaped. The name of the Flight Lieutenant is Abayomi Dairo, and many Nigerians have been praising him since he returned unhurt. Popular Nigerian human rights activist and author, Shehu Sani, has taken to his twitter page to also praise Dairo.
It was reported that bandits attacked an aircraft of the Nigerian Airforce in Zamfara state. The pilot Abayomi Dairo successfully escaped the attack by means of a parachute. However, this escape by Abayomi Dairo reveals some facts about the Nigerian Airforce. Following the previous reports of aircraft crashes in Nigeria which also resulted to the death of the former chief of Army staff, the Nigerian Airforce has taken decisive measures in making sure that no other live is lost in any aircraft crash in the country.