BREAKING: NAF Plane Crashes In Abuja, Kills All Onboard

Sirika tweeted, “A military aircraft King Air 350 Just Crashed short of our Abuja runway after reporting engine failure enroute Minna. It appears to be fatal.

Nigerian Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika / Photo credit: sunnewsonline.com
Nigerian Aviation Minister, Hadi Sirika / Photo credit: sunnewsonline.com

A Nigerian Air Force plane, NAF201, with six persons, including crew members on board, has crashed in Abuja.

The aircraft, B350, departed Abuja on Sunday morning for Minna before it crashed, killing all the persons in it.

According to Twitter handle of Senator Hadi Sirika, Minister of Aviation, the aircraft reported engine failure at time 10.39 a.m. and crashed landed on the final approach path of Abuja Runway 22.

Sirika tweeted, “A military aircraft King Air 350 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 investif=gation by the military, we we pray for the departed soul/souls if any.

The minister added that the Fire services were already at the scene of the crash.

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