An aircraft belonging to the Nigerian Air Force, on Sunday, crashed near Abuja airport. All passengers and crew died on the spot.
Confirming the sad incident, Air Vice Marshall Ibikunle Daramola via his Twitter account @KunleDaramola3, sad Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft crashed while returning to the Abuja Airport after reporting engine failure enroute Minna. First responders are at the scene. Sadly, all 7 personnel on board died in the crash
The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), @CAS_IOAmao, has ordered an immediate investigation into the incident. While urging the general public to remain calm & await the outcome of investigation, the CAS, on behalf of all NAF personnel, commiserates with the families of the deceased.