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    THE NIGERIAN AIR FORCE COMMANDER COL. SHITTU ALAO WHO DIED IN A PLANE CRUSH ON?

  • Description

    THE NIGERIAN AIR FORCE COMMANDER COL. SHITTU ALAO WHO DIED IN A PLANE CRUSH ON WEDNESDAY 15TH OCTOBER, 1969 WAS BURIED TODAY 17TH OCTOBER WITH FULL MOSLEM AND MILITARY RITES.

    HE DIED WHILE TRAVELLING IN ONE OF THE ONE MILLION POUNDS NIGERIAN AIR FORCE JET WHICH HE PILOTED HIMSELF WHILE GOING ON AN INSPECTION TOUR OF THE AIR FORCE INSTALLATIONS.

    MILITARY INSTALLATIONS OF THE WAR BETWEEN NIGERIA AND THE BIAFRAN SECCESSIONISTS.

    COL. ALAO AGED 32 LEFT BEHIND HIS WIFE, TWO CHILDREN AND AN AGED MOTHER.

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    Film ID:
    VLVAB1NE15DE0QWPV349B8YMX36H7
    Media URN:
    VLVAB1NE15DE0QWPV349B8YMX36H7
    Group:
    Reuters - Source to be Verified
    Archive:
    Reuters
    Issue Date:
    19/10/1969
    Sound:
    Unknown
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Stock:
    Black & White
    Duration:
    00:01:30:00
    Time in/Out:
    /
    Canister:
    N/A

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