Nigerians are currently mourning the death of the 7 Air Force personnel who died at the Abuja plane crash today, February 2021.
One of the identified victims of the plane crash is Haruna Gadzama, who was one of the pilot flying the Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft which tragically crashed close to the Abuja airport.
Nigerians took to social media to mourn the pilot, as friends of Gadzama described him as a jovial and hardworking officer. May his soul Rest In Peace.
See some of the tweets in tribute to the pilot.
I just found out one of ours was on board the plane. Flight Lieutenant Haruna Gadzama.
Innalillahi. Wallai I'm crying now! pic.twitter.com/1WfxqsGgi4
— Hamisu OP (@HussainiHamis14) February 21, 2021
We are saddened by the tragic death of Flt Lt CH Gadzama of 02 Set of Air Force Secondary School Kaduna on the Saturday 21th of Febuary 2021.He was a Jovial and hardworking Officer of the Nigerian Airforce. pic.twitter.com/1e0xfzcGfo
— EXJUNIORPILOT (@exjuniorpilots) February 21, 2021
This is the pilot. He made sure to avoid the plane crashing into residential area. Even at the point of death he chose to protect Nigerians
Rest on Gadzama, Rest on Hero 😞 Rest in Peace General.
Abuja Airport. pic.twitter.com/SkztKh7cgG
— Benkingsley Nwashara (@Benking452) February 21, 2021
I lost an Elder Brother in the Beechcraft crash.
Flt Lt CH Gadzama (Wamdeo) may their souls rest in Peace.. Please Pray for them
— Name is Blank (@Abdool_elman) February 21, 2021