UNVEILED: Identities of Officers Killed in Abuja Air Crash | Dailytrust

UNVEILED: Identities of Officers Killed in Abuja Air Crash

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....

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.

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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