There are reports that a Nigerian, identified as Dauda Onoruoiza, was among the victims of the Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 crash in Iran on Wednesday.
Naija News learnt that Onoruoiza was working with Boeing on three months training in Ukraine and was attached to the Boeing 737-800 to fly with, so as to study the mechanical noise and give a report to the company when the crash happened.
After denying severally, Iran admitted to have shot down the Ukrainian passenger plane.
It then apologised to citizens and families of the victims while attributing the incident to human error.
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 the 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.
See his picture below: