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1st Listing - lots of alterations and additions post 1995 to add when I can locate my other file box
Also date format in table to alter

 

Chronological Listing of Nigerian Ejections

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
10th November 1983
NAF
Alpha Jet ??     Near Kano, Nigeria FLYING OFFICER
Olufemi Fayolin

[In 2007
AIR VICE MARSHAL
OLUFEMI FALOYIN]
Stencel
7th November 1988
NAF
Alpha Jet ??     At Tchadlac, Nigeria FLT. LT. AKOGUN   Stencel
FLT. LT. RINDABAS   Stencel
12th October 1990
NAF
Alpha Jet ??     At Makurdi, Nigeria FL. LT. BALOGUN   Stencel
                Stencel

LOSSES OF NIGERIAN AIRCRAFT FITTED WITH EJECTION SEATS - NO DETAILS IF ANY EJECTION ATTEMPTS WERE MADE

Date Air Force A'cft Unit / Serial based crashed crew photo seat
1966
NAF
Piaggio 149D     crashed at Ibadan Lieutenant Onyirimba killed    
Lieutenant Onyeji killed    
 late 1967
NAF
Aero L-29 Delfin      Plunged and crashed while returning to base from a bombing raid to Onitsha in support of the 2nd Division of the Nigerian Army Lt  Jide Akerele killed   no ejection
1967
NAF
Aero L-29 Delfin       2/Lt G Ozieh killed    
1967
NAF
Aero L-29 Delfin       2/Lt  S Lawal killed    
1968
NAF
Aero L-29 Delfin       T/Capt O Aiyelagbe killed    
1968
NAF
Aero L-29 Delfin       Lt U Abiolakilled    
1968
NAF
Aero L-29 Delfin       Capt J Ayinla killed    
1968-69
NAF
Ilyushin IL-28 Bomber
[ex-Egyptian]
    DETAILS
APPRECIATED

may have been ground loss

probably an Egyptian or mercenary crew    
1968-9
NAF
Ilyushin IL-28 Bomber
[ex-Egyptian]
    DETAILS
APPRECIATED

may have been ground loss

probably an Egyptian or mercenary crew    
1968
NAF
Aero L-29 Delfin       T/Capt E Smith killed    
1969
NAF
Aero L-29 Delfin     Commenting on the circumstances that led to his death, Brigadier Ikwue stated that he was on a solo flight in an L-29 aircraft in the South-western part of the country when he ran into bad weather and subsequently ran out of fuel. He was then said to have made an emergency landing but unfortunately ran into a tree and died in the process. In appreciation of his selfless service to the country, the Federal Government post- humously honoured him in October 1982 with the national award of the Order of the Federal Republic of Nigeria (OFR). Col  S A Alao killed yes  
1970
NAF
Aero L-29 Delfin       Maj I Maina killed    
1971
NAF
MiG-17       Maj  D Ato killed    
1976
NAF
MiG-21       Flt Lt  D Shekoni killed    
1976
NAF
MiG-17       Fg Offr JC Nwatarali killed    
1978
NAF
Aero L-29 Delfin       Flt Lt I Ganiyu killed    
1st March 1978
NAF
MiG-21U trainer     In collision with Nigerian Fokker F-28 Friendship 1000. All 5 crew and 11 passengers were killed. Near Runway 05 Kano Airport, Nigeria pilot killed   no ejections
crew member killed  
1978
NAF
MiG-21       Fg Offr VOT Ladoye killed    
1983
NAF
MiG 21       Fg Offr J A Yussuf killed   13 May 1983

Flying Officer Babatunde Yussuff died prematurely in a MiG 21 crash in Maiduguri on 13 May 1983

1984
NAF
Jaguar       Flt Lt Shaman Musa killed    
1985
NAF
MiG-21       Fg Offr J Akpogu killed    
1985
NAF
MiG-21       Sqn Ldr AB Ogboye killed    
1986
NAF
Alpha Jet       Fg Offr    Imadoumwoyin killed    
1986
NAF
MiG-21       Flt Lt  K Lawal killed    
1988
NAF
MiG 21       Fg Offr F Olubode killed    
1988
NAF
MiG 21       Flt Lt  Ogu killed    
1989
NAF
MiG 21       Fg Offr McDavid killed    
1989
NAF
L-39ZA Albatros       Flt Lt D Okunrinyo killed    
1989
NAF
L-39ZA Albatros       Fg Offr BE Ahodu killed    
1989
NAF
MiG-21       Flt Lt Shoyebi killed    
1990
NAF
L-39ZA Albatros       Sqn Ldr NA Abdallah killed    
1990
NAF
Jaguar       Sqn Ldr  Garba killed    
1990
NAF
L-39 ZA Albatros       Fg Offr Mshel-Bwala killed    
1998
NAF
Alpha Jet E       Wg Cdr Ado Bashir killed    
1999
NAF
Alpha Jet  E       Sqn Ldr A Mohammed killed    
2003
NAF
Alpha Jet E       Wg Cdr  E Scott killed    
2003
NAF
Alpha Jet E       Wg Cdr  A Eniaye killed    
2004
NAF
Alpha Jet E       Wg Cdr  RO Adeniyi killed    
8th January 1999
NAF
Alpha Jet E   ECOMOG
[Economic Community of West African States Monitoring Group }

Originally based at 99 Air Weapon School (99 AWS), Kainji

Claimed to have been shot down by AAA in Sierra Leone by rebel fighters

LOSS DENIED by NAF

    Stencel
                 
22 of May 1969   Mig 17F NAF 620 Porth Harcourt airbase Hit on ground by Biafran air attack. Written off     no ejection
24 of May 1969   Mig 17F   Benin airbase Claimed hit on ground by Biafran air attack     no ejection
26 of May 1969   Mig 17F   Enugu airbase Claimed hit while taking off by Biafran air attack     no ejection
26 of May 1969   Il-28   Enugu airbase Claimed hit on ground by Biafran air attack     no ejection
12th November 1969   3 MIG 17s   Port Harcourt airbase Claimed hit on ground by Biafran air attack     no ejection

 

Known Nigerian Aircraft fitted with ejection seats- but not their fates

    MiG-15UTI NAF 601          
    MiG-15UTI NAF 602          
    Mig 17F NAF 603          
    Mig 17F NAF 604          
    Mig 17F NAF 605          
    Mig 17F NAF 606          
    Mig 17F NAF 607          
    Mig 17F NAF 608          
    Mig 17F NAF 609          
    Mig 17F NAF 610          
    Mig 17F NAF 611          
    Mig 17F NAF 612          
    Mig 17F NAF 613          
    Mig 17F NAF 614          
    Mig 17F NAF 615          
    Mig 17F NAF 616          
    Mig 17F NAF 617          
    Mig 17F NAF 618          
    Mig 17F NAF 619          
22 of May 1969   Mig 17F NAF 620 Porth Harcourt airbase Hit on ground by Biafran air attack. Written off     no ejection
    Mig 17F NAF 621          
    Mig 17F NAF 622          
    Mig 17F NAF 623          
    Mig 17F NAF 624          
    Mig 17F NAF 625          
    Mig 17F NAF 626          
    Mig 17F NAF 627          
    Mig 17F NAF 628          
    Mig 17F NAF 629          
    Mig 17F NAF 630          
    Mig 17A NAF 631          
    Mig 17A NAF 632          
    Mig 17A NAF 633          
    Mig 17A NAF 634          
    Mig 17A NAF 635          
    Mig 17A NAF 636          
    Mig 17A NAF 637          
    Mig 17A NAF 638          
                 
  f Alpha Jet E NAF 452, 457, 459, 463, 471   24      
  f Chengdu F-7N     12      
  f Chengdu F-7N Trainer     3      
                 
  f Ilyushin IL-28     6      
  f MiG-21     32      
  f Sepecat Jaguar SN NAF 703, 705,   13     Martin-Baker Mk 9B zero zero
  f Sepecat Jaguar BN     5      
  t MB-339     12      
  t L-29     26      
  t L-39     24      
  t MiG-15     20      
  t MiG-27     27      
    Jet Provost            

Nigerian Air Force (13 Jaguar SNs & 5 Jaguar BNs)

Van's RV-6A Air Beetle two seat trainer - egress system not known

There may have been 33 MiG-17Fs in total.
One of the MiG-17A may have been a MiG-17PF

Known Nigerian Air Force Losses - no ejection seat fitted aircraft.

   ? AT624 C-130H Nigerian Air Force

 

                 
26th September  1992   Hercules C130 NAF 911   Nose-dived into the Ejigbo swamp in Lagos At least 160 killed in crash    
23rd April  1995   Fokker 27   Nigeria Air Force Presidential Fleet crashed near Kano all 14 persons on board killed    
12th September 1997   Dornier 228     collided with a tree on take-off no loss of life    
Sunday, 17th September 2006   DORNIER 228     crashed on Mount Ngokugh, near Mbanunu village in Shangev-Ya area of Kwande local government, Benue state 13 military personnel killed, 5 survived    
10th  October 2006   ???? 5N CBF Nigerian College of Aviation Technology (NCAT), Zaria Crashed shortly after take-off no loss of life    

1996: Ibrahim Abacha, the eldest son of Nigeria's military ruler, and 14 others were killed when their HS-125 jet crashed in Nigeria.


suggested link http://www.nigerianairforce.net/