The remains of Flight Lieutenant Chapele Ebiakpo, one of the pilots of the NAF Alpha-Jet aircraft that crashed in Maiduguri, Borno state on March 31, 2021, have been laid to rest.

It will be recalled that the Nigerian Air Force fighter jet was declared missing on 31 March 2021 after losing radar contact. The crash site was later discovered and the bodies of the two pilots onboard the ill-fated jet were recovered. The pilots were on the battlefield fight Boko Haram members when the jet crashed.

On Thursday, October 13, friends and family members of the Late Ebiakpo gathered together at the National Military cemetery to bid him farewell. May his soul rest in peace, Amen.

See more photos from the funeral below…

Nigeria Air Force who died in the crashed NAF Alpha-jet that crashed in Borno state laid to rest (photos)
Nigeria Air Force who died in the crashed NAF Alpha-jet that crashed in Borno state laid to rest (photos)
Nigeria Air Force who died in the crashed NAF Alpha-jet that crashed in Borno state laid to rest (photos)
Nigeria Air Force who died in the crashed NAF Alpha-jet that crashed in Borno state laid to rest (photos)
Nigeria Air Force who died in the crashed NAF Alpha-jet that crashed in Borno state laid to rest (photos)
Nigeria Air Force who died in the crashed NAF Alpha-jet that crashed in Borno state laid to rest (photos)