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Photos: Tears and sorrow at burial of Gen.Attahiru and other plane crash victims

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The burial ceremonies for all the 11 victims of the Nigerian Air Force crashed Beechcraft 350 were held in Abuja today, with wives and relations inconsolable.

 

 

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Here are some photographs from the National Mosque and the Protestant Church, Air Force Base Abuja.

The casket for one of the dead officer.

 

The casket for one of the dead officers at the Protestant Church Air Force Base Abuja

 

 

Sombre moment at the National Mosque Abuja as the bodies of General Attahiru and others arrive

Wife of one of the victims of the plane crash

 

Oluwatoyin wife of Provost Marshal Brigadier General Olatunji Olayinka

 

 

Funke Gift wife of Sergeant Adesina

 

They were Brigadier General Olayinka and all crew members, FLT LT T.O Asaniyi, FLT LT Alfred Olufade, SGT Adesina, and ACM Oyedepo.

 

 

According to reports monitored on Channels TV, the solemn service began with an opening prayer by the presiding priest, Reverend Group Captain Dogo Gani, Director of Chaplaincy NAF headquarters.

 

Wives of the deceased officers broke down in tears at the church service.

 

Janazah prayer was also held for muslim officers at The National Mosque, Abuja.

 

The funeral here was for six officers.

 

They are
* LT GEN IBRAHIM ATTAHIRU.
* BRIG GEN MI ABDULKADIR.
*BRIG GEN KULIYA.
* MAJ LA HAYAT.
* MAJ HAMZA.
* SGT UMAR.

 

All the dead officers were interred at the National Cemetery in Abuja.

 

 

And here is the crashed NAF plane.

 

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