Breaking: 6 Feared Dead As Military Plane Crashes in Abuja (Video)
– A military Plane has reportedly crashed near the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja
-The plane was en route Niger state when an engine failure occurred, causing the plane to crash
-Six people have been reported dead as the fire service make effort to put out the fire
A military plane, King Air 350 as crashed near the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.
A private jet just crashed outside the Abuja airport this morning.
Eyewitnesses say that the pilot took the plane to a bush instead of the residential areas it was supposed to crash into.
No survivors reported as at this time. pic.twitter.com/41a0k5SHin
— Hydra 🐺 (@BrianJDennis) February 21, 2021
The minister for aviation Hadi Sirika confirmed this saying that the crash happened due to an engine failure.
Sirika is also added that the aircraft was on its way to Niger state before the crash.
Eye Witnesses confirmed that the pilot made his best efforts to divert the aircraft into a bush rather than a residential area where it was headed.
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There were no survivors from the craft as all 6 people on board the plane are reported to have been killed on impact.
Fire services have gotten to the scene of the accident and are making their best efforts to put out the fire.
Nigerians have expressed their grief about the incident while praying for the victims and their families.
A book of condolence to those who lost their lives at Abuja airport 😥 pic.twitter.com/PTia6wDvQX
— Israel chogwu (@IsraelOffor6) February 21, 2021
A chattered Plane crash at Abuja Airport. Lord Have Mercy
— EL-DAD (@ChristDeKing) February 21, 2021