Nigerian Airforce reveals names of officers killed in Abuja air crash on Sunday morning

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Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao
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The Nigerian Airforce has revealed names of the officers involved in the Sunday Morning fatal air crash that claimed the lives of the seven on board.

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.

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The aircraft was said to have reported engine failure at about 10:39 am Nigerian time and had crashed on the final approach path of Abuja runway 22 at about 10:48 am.

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Abuja military plane crash

According to a list seen by 9News Nigeria correspondent, six names have been released out of the seven persons who boarded the ill-fated aircraft on 21st February 2021.

Below are the names on the list:

Flt. Lt. Gazama
Flt. Lt. Piyo
Flg. Offr. Okpara
FS Olawumi
ACM Johnson
Sgt Oloka

9News Nigeria gathered that the Chief of the Air Staff, Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao, has ordered an immediate investigation into the incident in order to ascertain the details of events that led to the crash.

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