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Armed Forces College honours 1992 military plane crash victims

The Armed Forces Command and Staff College Jaji, Kaduna State, said it would construct a befitting Cenotaph in honour of the 165 military officers who died in a military plane crash in 1992.

The 165 military officers were attending senior course 15 of the college when the Nigerian Air Force Plane C130 crashed while on tour of naval formation in Lagos on to Sept. 26, 1992.

The Commandant of the college, AVM Lawal Shittu-Alao said out of the 165 officers that died, 116 of them were at the College.

He disclosed that a road leading to the quarters of senior staff course participants had been officially named Sept 26 road in their memories

Alao identified those who died to include Seven Directing Staff, 102 students of senior course 15 and seven supporting staff of the College.

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