Tue. Apr 13th, 2021

NAF set Thursday as burial date for it’s personnel involved in plane crash

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The seven personnel of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) who died in last Sunday’s plane crash in Abuja will be buried Thursday at the National Cemetery in Abuja.

A NAF Beechcraft KingAir BB305i aircraft crashed last Sunday afternoon due to an engine failure.

The victims are: Flight Lt. Haruna Gadzama (Captain), Flight Lt. Henry Piyo (Co-Pilot), Flying Officer Michael Okpara (Airborne Tactical Observation System [ATOS] Specialist) and Warrant Officer Bassey Etim (ATOS Specialist).

Others are: Flight Sergeant Olasunkanmi Olawunmi (ATOS Specialist), Sergeant Ugochukwu Oluka (ATOS Specialist), and Aircraftman Adewale Johnson (Onboard Technician).

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