On Sunday, an army plane crashed in Nigeria, killing all seven people on board. The officers provided this information. Nigerian Air Force spokesman Ibikunle Daramola tweeted that “the King Air 350 aircraft was flying from the airport in the capital Abuja when only the engine’s engine malfunction was detected and the aircraft attempted to return.”
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.🇳🇬🤲🏽😩
– Hadi Sirika (@hadisirika) February 21, 2021
He said, “Unfortunately seven people on board the plane died.” Aviation Minister Hadi Sirika tweeted that the accident “seems fatal”. He said that the army is investigating the matter. The aircraft was going to Minna town, about 100 kilometers north-west of Abuja. Witnesses said the accident was horrific.
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