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Idoma-born senior Air Force officer, Gabriel Ochai killed in Kaduna plane crash (PHOTOS)

Written By Idoma Television on Friday, August 25, 2017 | 12:38:00 AM



By Vera Enenche 

The identity of the pilot that died after a Nigerian Airforce Trainer Aircraft crashed at the permanent site of the Nigerian Defence Academy, NDA, in Kaduna has been revealed.

He is Group Capt Adamu Gabriel  Ochai, a native of Adum Otukpa, Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State.
Finding by IDOMA VOICE reveal that he is the son of Chief David Ochai, the Clan Head ADUM/Aikwu.

IDOMA VOICE gathered that trainer aircraft with a single pilot on board crashed at about 4:25 pm of Thursday while on a mission.

A statement by Air Force spokesman, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, said one of NAF’s experienced instructor pilots was lost during the mishap.

Adesanya said that the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) has directed the constitution of a board of inquiry to determine the immediate and remote causes of the crash.


  

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