A military Beachcraft 350 aircraft has crashed at the Kaduna International Airport on Friday, claiming all eight souls on board.
According to the military source, Gen. Attahiru was on a trip to Kaduna.
The aircraft crashed at the airport’s runway at about 6 pm.
Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria, Akin Olateru, confirmed that the eight souls died onboard.
Efforts were on to locate the wreckage of the plane and evacuate the remains of the victims.
His mission to Kaduna was said to be “official.”