The Nigerian Air Force has revealed the identities of seven of its officers who died in a plane crash around the Abuja airport on Sunday afternoon.
The aircraft, King Air 350, crashed after reporting engine failure on its way to Minna, Niger State, PREMIUM TIMES learnt.
The officers are:
a. Flight Lieutenant Haruna Gadzama (Captain).
b. Flight Lieutenant Henry Piyo (Co-Pilot).
c. Flying Officer Micheal Okpara (Airborne Tactical Observation System (ATOS) Specialist).
d. Warrant Officer Bassey Etim (ATOS Specialist).
e. Flight Sergeant Olasunkanmi Olawunmi (ATOS Specialist).
f. Sergeant Ugochukwu Oluka (ATOS Specialist).
g. Aircraftman Adewale Johnson (Onboard Technician).