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Military Aircrash: COAS, Lt-Gen Attahiru, 10 others dead - ITREALMS

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The Chief of Army Staff, Lt.-General Ibrahim Attahiru, reportedly died in an air crash this evening of Friday, May 21, 2021, while on an official trip to Kaduna, reports 
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Late COAS, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru

The crash, ITREALMS
 gathered, occurred around 6:13 p.m. while the military training aircraft was trying to land on the runway of the Kaduna International Airport.
The plane was said to have crash-landed on the runway, with the 11 people on board feared dead including the Attahiru and 10 others.

ChannelTV.com also noted that the Nigerian Air Force confirmed the incident via a statement issued shortly after the crash.

NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Edward Gabkwet, said the crash happened near the Kaduna International Airport.

“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,” he said.


•Uboshe Uboshe/Editor with additional reports by ChannelsTV.

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