Nigerian Air Force Investigates Plane Crash Which Killed Chief of Army Staff, 11 Others

The Nigerian Air Force has said it has begun an investigation into the cause of the crash of its NAF aircraft in which the Chief of the Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru, his aides and others were travelling and killed on Friday. 

Attahiru, who was only appointed alongside the other Service Chiefs on January 26, 2021, died in the crash alongside 11 others on Friday en route to Kaduna State. 

Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru.

SaharaReporters learnt that there were four crew members in the plane. 

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The NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Gabkwet Edward, stated this in a release on Friday. 

He said, “An air crash involving a @NigAirForce aircraft occurred this evening near the Kaduna International Airport. The immediate cause of the crash is still being ascertained. More details to follow soon.”

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