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.
Below list containing six of the seven persons who boarded the ill-fated aircraft.
Below are the names
- Flt. Lt. Gazama
- Flt. Lt. Piyo
- Flg. Offr. Okpara
- FS Olawumi
- ACM Johnson
- Sgt Oloka
Chief of the Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao, has ordered immediate investigation into the incident.