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Victims of NAF plane crash to be buried on Thursday

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

The burial will take place at the National Military cemetery Abuja, with full military honors. A burial programme from the Nigerian Air Force says activities to commence the burial would start at 7:30 in the morning

A NAF aircraft, Beechcraft KingAir BB305i, crashed on Sunday afternoon, as a result of engine failure.

NewsWireNGR gathered that further investigations into the remote and immediate causes of the crash has commenced.

The victims include: Flight Lieutenant Haruna Gadzama (Captain), Flight Lieutenant Henry Piyo (Co-Pilot), Flying Officer Micheal Okpara (Airborne Tactical Observation System (ATOS) Specialist) and Warrant Officer Bassey Etim (ATOS Specialist).

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

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