Names Of Persons In Nigerian Air Force Crashed Plane Revealed.

OnyxNews Nigeria reported earlier on Sunday that seven personnel onboard a Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft died when the plane crashed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.

Crash scene

This online news platform understands that the aircraft en route to Minna in Niger State crashed close to the runway of the airport after reporting engine failure.

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, in a tweet, described the accident as “fatal” and prayed for the “departed souls”

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“A military aircraft King Air 350 has just crashed short of our Abuja runway after reporting engine failure en route Minna,” he tweeted.

Also, the NAF Director of Public Relations, Air Vice Marshal Ibikunle Daramola, confirmed the crash.

Names Of Persons In Nigerian Air Force Crashed Plane Revealed

Below are names of seven persons onboard the ill-fated NAF 201 B350 aircraft:

Flight Lieutenant Haruna Gadzama (Captain)

Flight Lieutenant Henry Piyo (Co-Pilot)

Flying Officer Micheal Okpara (Airborne Tactical Observation System (ATOS Specialist)

Warrant Officer Bassey Etim (ATOS Specialist)

Flight Sergeant Olasunkami Olawunmi (ATOS Specialist)

Sergeant Ugochukwu Oluka (ATOS Specialist)

Aircraftman Adewale Johnson (Onboard Technician)

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