Africa: 12 years after, boy who found crashed Nigerian Air Force Dornier 228 aircraft graduates from military academy


Twelve years after he discovered the crashed Nigeria Air Force Dornier 228 aircraft on Ngokugh Hills, Mbakunu Shangev-ya local government area, Chia Diko Detimbir, has been commission from the Nigerian Defence Academy to the rank of 2nd Lieutenant in the Army. The Nigerian Air Force plane, Dornier 228 was conveying senior military personnel to Obudu for a conference on September […]

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Aviation: Blast from the past: Okada Air

According to one of Nigeria’s foremost carrier, Okada Air was an airline based in Benin City. The carrier was established in 1983 with a fleet of BAC-One Eleven 300s and started charter operations in September the same year. The owner of Okada Air was Chief Gabriel Igbinedion, the Esama of Benin. In 1984, a Boeing 707-355C was acquired for […]

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