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Monday, February 22, 2021

NAF OFFICERS LOST THEIR LIVES IN AIR CRASH

 


The Nigerian Air Force (NAF) was earlier yesterday, February 21st 2021, confirmed that one of its aircraft, a Beechcraft KingAir B350i (NAF 201) crashed while returning from the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja.


It was reported Aircraft had engine failure enroute Minna where it was scheduled to conduct surveillance missions over Niger State and its environs in connection with the concerted efforts to secure the release of the students/staff abducted from the Government Science College Kagara, Niger State.


The following 7 personnel lost their lives in the crash are:


1.  Flight Lieutenant Haruna Gadzama (Captain).

2.  Flight Lieutenant Henry Piyo (Co-Pilot).

3.  Flying Officer Micheal Okpara (Airborne Tactical Observation System (ATOS) Specialist).

4.  Warrant Officer Bassey Etim (ATOS Specialist).

5.  Flight Sergeant Olasunkanmi Olawunmi (ATOS Specialist).

6.  Sergeant Ugochukwu Oluka (ATOS Specialist).

7.  Aircraftman Adewale Johnson (Onboard Technician).

And unconfirmed passengers.

See their photos below:









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