A military aircraft – King Air 350 has crashed Bassa Airport Village in Abuja.
According to reports, six people died.
The aircraft en-route to Minna crashed on Sunday morning, February 21, after reporting engine failure.
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika confirmed the crash in a tweet and said:
“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.”
Watch the video below…
Military aircraft crashes in Abuja. There are no survivors pic.twitter.com/r7PCF88hjo
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