A sad day for Nigerians as seven personnel’s of the nigerian air force have been confirmed dead after an engine failure from the crashed airforce plane.
It was gathered that the plane which left abuja and was on route to minna developed engine failure, crashed close to the abuja airport. According to a tweet by Air force marshal Ibikunle Daramola, an immediate investigation is to be carried out on the incident.
The airforce marshal further confirmed that the aircraft known to be Airforce jet NAF201, AB350 which left abuja at 1033UTC with six persons onboard including the pilot reportedly crashed and all seven onboard were lost.
He also urged the general public to remain calm and await the outcome of the investigations. He also commiserated with the families of the deceased.
We at Nightwatchng Commiserate with all the families of the deceased.