• Nigerian Victim Of The Iran Plane Crash Identified
  • The aircraft crash in Iran that killed 176 people also claimed a Nigerian.

    The man identified as Dauda Onoruoiza has been confirmed as one of the 176 dead victims of the Ukrainian airplane that was shot down by Iran.

    It is believed that Dauda was working with American airplane manufacturers, Boeing before the sad incident occurred.

    He was reportedly on a three months training with Boeing in Ukraine and was attached to the Boeing 737-800 aircraft to study its mechanical noise and report back to the company ahead of its maintenance scheduled on Monday January 13 in Ukraine.

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    Pristine Network recalls that Iran’s admitted that its military actually shot down the Ukrainian passenger plane.

    Iran made the admission on Saturday days after denying having anything to do with the crash.

    It, however, attributed the incident to human error while apologising to its citizens and families of the victims.

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    The nationality of passengers and crew aboard the plane were given as 82 Iranians, 63 Canadians, 11 Ukranians, 10 people from Sweden, four from Afghanistan and three from t he United Kingdom and Germany respectively.

    Onoruoiza may have possessed the passport of one of the countries listed above.

    No official acknowledgement has been made by Boeing on this.