HOUSTON —Two sisters from Missouri City were among the people who died in a catastrophic plane crash in Nigeria over the weekend.
Jennifer and Josephine Onita were there to celebrate a wedding.
Jennifer Onita, a former NASA employee, had recently gone back to U of H to earn a PhD. in biomedical engineering. Josephine Onita ran the family business, a financial planning and tax office.
Police dogs sniffed for dead bodies Monday in the rubble of buildings destroyed when the airliner crashed into them, killing all 153 aboard, as cranes lifted away heavy pieces of debris in the grisly aftermath of Nigeria’s worst air disaster in nearly two decades.