The burial ceremony of seven Airforce Officers who misplaced their lives on Sunday has commenced on the National Military Cemetery in Abuja.
The officers had been crew members of the ill-fated Beechcraft King Air 350 that crashed at Bassa village close to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport whereas on a reconnaissance mission to Niger State.
A press release by the Director of Public Relations and Information of the Nigeria Airforce, Air Vice Marshal Ibikunle Daramola says the Aircraft reported engine failure shortly after take-off from Abuja and had been on their means again to base when the crash occurred.
Present on the ceremony is the Minister of Defence, Bashir Magashi. Also Present are different Service Chiefs led by the Chief of Defence Staff, Major General Lucky Irabor.
The family of the late officers are additionally current on the cemetery the place not an eye fixed is left dry and the nation mourns the loss of life of a few of its best troopers.