The Number Of People Involved In Abuja Plane Crash Has Emerged.
News Rain Nigeria reports that no fewer than six people have been confirmed dead in a Nigerian Air Force NAF201 B350 aircraft crash on Sunday 21st February 2021 in Abuja, the Federal Capital territory authority.
Confirming the development is the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who broke the news through his official tweeter handle, @hadisirika, urged Nigerians to remain calm and pray for the departed souls.
Number Of People Involved In Abuja Plane Crash Emerge
Sirika through his media handle stated thus, “A military aircraft King Air 350 has just crashed short of our Abuja runway after reporting engine failure en-route, 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”.
Confirming the death of all the six members of the crew during the crash is the Director of Press for Federal Ministry of Aviation, Mr. James Odaodu.
Fire services are already at the scene of the accident. All 6 persons onboard reported dead”.
Mr. James who confirmed the death of the six crew of the Ill-fated aircraft through a short message made available to pressmen in Abuja, over the development said fire services men are already at the scene of the accident.
He maintained that a Nigerian Air Force NAF201 a B350 aircraft departed Abuja at 1033UTC with 6 persons on board including 2 crew. Aircraft reported engine failure at time 1039 and crashed landed on the final approach path of Abuja Runway 22 at time 1048UTC.