See the names of Air Force officers killed in the Abuja plane crash.
The Nigerian Air Force plane crashed today, causing a wave of pain and shock.
On Sunday, the Nigerian Air Force said seven Beechcraft KingAir B350i personnel were killed in a plane crash at Abuja Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.
A plane en route to Minna, Niger state, crashed near the runway after reporting an engine malfunction.
Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika in a tweet called the accident “fatal” and prayed for “the souls of the dead.”
“A King Air 350 military jet just crashed near our airstrip in Abuja after reporting an engine failure on the Minna route,” he tweeted.
SaharaReporter obtained a list of five of the seven people aboard the ill-fated NAF 201 B350 aircraft.
They were Flt. Lieutenant Gazama, Flt. Lieutenant Piyot, fl. Suggests Okpara, F.S. Olavumi and ACM Johnson.