He is Group Capt Adamu Gabriel Ochai, a native of Adum Otukpa, Ogbadibo LGA of Benue State.
According to Idoma Voice who report that he is the son of one Chief David Ochai, the Clan Head ADUM/Aikwu.
They also claim that trainer aircraft with a single pilot on board crashed at about 4:25 pm of Thursday while on a mission.
A statement by Air Force spokesman, Air Commodore Olatokunbo Adesanya, said one of NAF’s experienced instructor pilots was lost during the mishap.
Adesanya said that the Chief of the Air Staff (CAS) has directed the constitution of a board of inquiry to determine the immediate and remote causes of the crash.