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Defence Headquarters Reveals Why Military Plane Crashed In Kaduna Killing Chief Of Army Staff, Others

Defence Headquarters Reveals Why Military Plane Crashed In Kaduna Killing Chief Of Army Staff, Others (Updated: 1 year ago)


The DHQ in a release on Friday night added that the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Lucky Irabor, has, however, ordered investigation into the incident.

A statement has been released by the Defence Headquarters, Abuja, revealing that the crash of the Nigerian Air Force jet which killed the Chief of the Army Staff, Lt Gen Attahiru Ibrahim, and 10 other officers was due to bad weather. 

The DHQ in a release on Friday night added that the Chief of Defence Staff, Gen Lucky Irabor, has, however, ordered investigation into the incident. 

The Director, Defence Information, Brig Gen Onyema Nwachukwu, in a statement said, "It is with a heavy heart that the Armed Forces of Nigeria (AFN) regrets to announce that this evening at about 1800 Hours, the Chief of Army Staff, Lt Gen Ibrahim Attahiru in company of his entourage, who were on official trip from Abuja to Kaduna, were involved in an air mishap. 

"The unfortunate incident occurred after landing at the Kaduna International Airport due to inclement weather. The Chief of Defence Staff (CDS) General Lucky Irabor has therefore directed that an Accident Investigation Board be constituted to unravel the immediate and remote cause(s) of the unfortunate accident.

"As we pray for the repose of the souls of our gallant and committed Chief of Army Staff and other personnel on board with him, the AFN solicits the support and understanding of all Nigerians in the face of this tragic incident. We wish to state that the Armed Forces of Nigeria remains resolute in combatting the security challenges bedevilling our nation. The sacrifices of our dearly departed heroes will not be in vain." 

 

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