7 Dead in NAF Aircraft Crash By Raphael Bichene


NAF has issued a statement saying 7 people died in the crash involving its aircraft on Sunday.

A source gave the list below though not up to 7.

See NAF statement


This is to confirm that a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft crashed while returning to the Abuja Airport after reporting engine failure enroute Minna. First responders are at the scene. Sadly, all 7 personnel on board died in the crash. The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao, has ordered an immediate investigation into the incident. While urging the general public to remain calm and await the outcome of investigation, the CAS, on behalf of all NAF personnel, commiserates with the families of the deceased. NAF

Below is the list of people aboard the NAF aircraft that crashed in Abuja Sunday enroute Minna.

Officers on board the NAF 201 B350 Aircraft:

Flt. Lt. Gazama

Flt. Lt. Piyo

Flg. Offr. Okpara

FS Olawumi

ACM Johnson

Source: NAF


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