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BREAKING: Military plane crashes in Abuja

By Samuel Oamen

A military aircraft has crashed in Abuja, The Nation can report.

The crash took place a few minutes ago.

Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, confirmed the incident in his official twitter handle.

He 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.”

Details shortly…

 

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