Lt. General Attahiru and other victims

Lt. General Attahiru, middle, and other victims

The burial ceremonies for all the 11 victims of the Nigerian Air Force crashed Beechcraft 350 were held in Abuja today, with wives and relations inconsolable.

Here are some photographs from the National Mosque and the Protestant Church, Air Force Base Abuja.

The caskets of five officers, who were all Christians were brought to the church.

The casket for one of the dead officers

The casket for one of the dead officers at the Protestant Church Air Force Base Abuja

The casket for one of the dead officers

The casket for one of the dead officers

Sombre moment at the National Mosque Abuja as the bodies of  General Attahiru and others arrive

Sombre moment at the National Mosque Abuja as the bodies of General Attahiru and others arrive

Wife of one of the victims of the plane crash

Wife of one of the victims of the plane crash

Oluwatoyin wife of Provost Marshal Brigadier General Olatunji Olayinka

Oluwatoyin wife of Provost Marshal Brigadier General Olatunji Olayinka

Funke Gift wife of Sergeant Adesina

Funke Gift wife of Sergeant Adesina

They were Brigadier General Olayinka and all crew members, FLT LT T.O Asaniyi, FLT LT Alfred Olufade, SGT Adesina, and ACM Oyedepo.

According to reports monitored on Channels TV, the solemn service began with an opening prayer by the presiding priest, Reverend Group Captain Dogo Gani, Director of Chaplaincy NAF headquarters.

Wives of the deceased officers broke down in tears at the church service.

Janazah prayer was also held for muslim officers at The National Mosque, Abuja.

The funeral here was for six officers.

They are
* LT GEN IBRAHIM ATTAHIRU.
* BRIG GEN MI ABDULKADIR.
*BRIG GEN KULIYA.
* MAJ LA HAYAT.
* MAJ HAMZA.
* SGT UMAR.

All the dead officers were interred at the National Cemetery in Abuja.

And here is the crashed NAF plane

And here is the crashed NAF plane in Kaduna