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BREAKING: Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, dies in plane crash

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(SEE VIDEO) Plane crash that killed Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, 7 others

A military plane, Beachcraft 350 aircraft carrying the newly appointed Chief of Army Staff, Ibrahim Attahiru, to Kaduna has crashed at the Kaduna International Airport on Friday, claiming all eight souls onboard including the Chief of Army Staff.

The plane reportedly crashed at the runway at 6pm, while trying to land, amid heavy rainfall.

Commissioner and Chief Executive Officer of the Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria, Akin Olateru, confirmed that the eight souls died onboard.

“Beachcraft 350. 8 souls on board. Unfortunately all dead,” Olateru wrote in a WhatsApp note.

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