The seven NAF officials who died in the Beechcraft KingAir B350i plane crash near Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport, Abuja on Sunday will be buried on Thursday.

NAF disclosed this on Wednesday, saying that they would be buried at the National Cemetery, Lugbe, Airport Road, Abuja.

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The aircraft crashed while returning to the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja after reporting engine failure enroute Minna, where it was scheduled to conduct surveillance missions over Niger State and its environs in a bid to secure the release of the students/staff of the Government Science College Kagara, Niger State that were abducted.