International News

Military aircraft crashes in Abuja

A military aircraft, King Air 350 en-route to Minna conveying at least 6 people has crashed in Abuja.

A King Air 350 military aircraft en route to Minna, carrying at least six passengers, crashed in Abuja.

Hadi Sirika, the Minister of Aviation, confirmed the incident and identified it as a fatal one. He called for calm and restraint as the military awaits the outcome of the crash. After confirming engine failure, the plane reportedly crashed.

READ ALSO:  Being with Shatta Wale was ‘a waste of my youth’ – Shatta Michy

He tweeted: A military aircraft King Air 350 has just crashed short of our Abuja runway after reporting engine failure enroute Minna. It appears to be fatal. We should remain calm & wait for the outcome of investigation by the military, while we pray for the departed soul/souls if any.”

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Back to top button