VIDEO: Moment aircraft conveying COAS Attahiru, others crashed
A military Beachcraft 350 aircraft has crashed at the Kaduna International Airport on Friday, claiming all eight souls onboard including the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru.
It was learnt that the ill-fated aircraft crashed at the airport’s runway about 6 pm.
Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria, Akin Olateru, confirmed that the eight souls died onboard.
“Beachcraft 350. 8 souls on board. Unfortunately all dead,” Olateru wrote in a WhatsApp note obtained by The PUNCH.
WITHIN NIGERIA had earlier reported that the Nigerian Air Force confirmed the crash on its Twitter handle, saying that one of its aircraft crashed in Kaduna, but gives no detail about the incident.
Meanwhile, WITHIN NIGERIA have obtained a clip capturing the moment the aircraft conveying the Chief of Army Staff, General Ibrahim Attahiru, others were crashed.
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