A military aircraft King Air 350 has reportedly crashed in few miles from the Nnamdi Azikwe International Airport in Abuja.
The incident according to Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who posted about it on Twitter, happened on Sunday afternoon.
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The aircraft is reported to have developed an engine failure enroute Minna, Niger state.
The minister tweeted;
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.🇳🇬🤲🏽😩
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