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Photos and Names of the Nigerian Officers who died in the Military Aircraft crash at Abuja

Photos and Names of the Nigerian Officers who died in the Military Aircraft crash

See the Photos and names of the Nigerian Officers who died in the Military Aircraft crash at Abuja. Flight Lieutenant Haruna Gadzama (Captain), Flight Lieutenant Henry Piyo (Co-pilot), Flying Officer Micheal Okpara (Airborne Tactical Observation System specialist).



The names and photos of the 7 Nigerian Airforce officers who were on board during the Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft crash have been released. According to Ibukunle Daramola, the airforce spokesman, 2 among them are Igbos. Photos and Names of the Nigerian Officers who died in the Military Aircraft crash.

Photos and Names of the Nigerian Officers who died in the Military Aircraft crash in Abuja

A Nigerian military aircraft has crashed near Abuja airport, killing all seven people on board, according to officials.



In a statement issued by the Air Force spokesman, Ibikunle Daramola, the officers are; Flight Lieutenant Haruna Gadzama (Captain), Flight Lieutenant Henry Piyo (Co-pilot), Flying Officer Micheal Okpara (Airborne Tactical Observation System specialist).

Photos and Names of the Nigerian Officers who died in the Military Aircraft crash

Other victims included Warrant Officer Bassey Etim (ATOS specialist), Flight Sergeant Olasunkanmi Olawunmi (ATOS specialist), Sergeant Ugochukwu Oluka (ATOS specialist), Aircraftman Adewale Johnson (Onboard Technician).



The aircraft crashed close to the Abuja airport due to engine failure. The Nigerian Air Force spokesman explained that the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao, has ordered an immediate probe of the accident.

“This is to confirm that a Nigerian Air Force Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft crashed while returning to the Abuja Airport after reporting engine failure en route Minna. First responders are at the scene. Sadly, all 7 personnel on board died in the crash,” he said.


“The Chief of the Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal IO Amao, has ordered an immediate investigation into the incident.

“While urging the general public to remain calm and await the outcome of the investigation, the CAS, on behalf of all NAF personnel, commiserates with the families of the deceased.”

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