A military Beachcraft 350 aircraft has crashed at the Kaduna International Airport on Friday evening around 6pm, claiming a total of eleven souls onboard including the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Lt. Gen. Ibrahim Attahiru.

According to the report,top military officers died with Chief of Army Staff. The late Chief of Army Staff, Lieutenant General Attahiru (a Fulani Muslim from Northern Sharia region of Nigeria), was until his last appointment before his unhappy demise , the General Officer Commanding (GOC) of 82 Division of Nigerian Army, Enugu.

It was not yet clear the actual cause of the crash as at the time of this report .Meanwhile , the list of those who died in the plane crash has been released viz Full list of those who died in the Plane Crash:

1. LT GEN I ATTAHIRU.
2. BRIG GEN MI ABDULKADIR.
3. BRIG GEN OLAYINKA.
4. BRIG GEN KULIYA.
5. MAJ LA HAYAT.
6. MAJ HAMZA.
7. SGT UMAR.

CREW
8. FLT LT TO ASANIYI.
9. FLT LT AA OLUFADE.
10. SGT ADESINA.
11. ACM OYEDEPO

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