Seven passengers died in Abuja crash – Air Force
The Punch can authoritatively reveal that The Nigerian Air Force on Sunday said seven passengers onboard a Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft died when the jet crashed in Abuja on Sunday.
NAF Director of Public Relations and Information, Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, disclosed this in a statement.
He said, “This is to confirm that a Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft crashed while returning to the Abuja Airport after reporting engine failure enroute Minna. First responders are at the scene. Sadly, all 7 personnel on board died in the crash.
“The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), @CAS_IOAmao, has ordered an immediate investigation into the incident. While urging the general public to remain calm & await the outcome of investigation, the CAS, on behalf of all NAF personnel, commiserates with the families of the deceased.”
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