At least seven officers of the Nigerian Air Force lost their lives when an aircraft they boarded from Abuja, heading to Minna, Niger State capital, crashed minutes after take-off.
The aircraft was said to have reported engine failure at 10:39am and crashed on the final approach path of Abuja runway 22 at 10:48am.
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No one survived the accident.
Daily Trust has obtained a list containing all the seven persons who boarded the ill-fated aircraft.
Below are their names
- Flt. Lt. Haruna Gadzama
- Flt. Lt. Henry Piyo
- Flg. Offr. Michael Okpara
- FS Olasukanmi Olawumi
- ACM Adewale Johnson
- Sgt Ugochukwu Oloka
- Bassey Etim
Chief of the Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao, has ordered immediate investigation into the incident.
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