All seven employees killed in plane crash in Abuja – Air Force confirmed
Earlier it was reported that a King Air 350 military jet crashed near the runway at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja after reporting an engine failure en route to Minna.
This confirms that the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) Beechcraft KingAir B350i crashed on its way back to Abuja airport after reporting an engine malfunction en route to Minna. Rapid response services are at the scene. Unfortunately, the crash killed all 7 people on board.
The Chief of Aviation Staff (CAS) @CAS_IOAmao ordered an immediate investigation into the incident. While urging the public to remain calm and await the results of the investigation, CAS, on behalf of all NAF personnel, expresses gratitude to the families of the victims.
AVM Ibicunle Daramola
AWM Ibikunle Daramola is Director of the General Directorate of Public Relations and Information of the Nigerian Air Force.
May their souls rest, amen.