Military Aircraft Crash: Names Of Five People On Board Released
The names of five out of the seven people on board the ill-fated Beechcraft King Air B350i Nigeria Air Force plane that crashed in Abuja on Sunday have been released.
The plane, en route Minna in Niger State, crashed close to the runway of the Abuja airport after reporting engine failure, with the seven people on board reported dead.
Five of the seven names have been released.
The names of five of the deceased are Flt Lt Gadzama, Flt Lt Piyo, Flg Offr Okpara, FS Olawumi and ACM Johnson.
The names of the remaining crew members were still being awaited.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika had disclosed on Twitter earlier that the aircraft reported engine failure en route Minna, Niger state.