Reports reaching us say an aircraft has crash landed soon after taking off from the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport in Abuja.
According to our source the aircraft experienced engine failure soon after take off. All six passengers are feared dead though the fire service was alerted and made efforts to put out the fire.
A source wrote;
“Aircraft accident report,
A Nigerian Air Force NAF201 a B350 aircraft departed Abuja at 1033UTC with 6 persons on board including 2 crew. Aircraft reported engine failure at time 1039 and crashed landed on the final approach path of Abuja Runway 22 at time 1048UTC.
Fire services are already at the scene of the accident.
All 6 persons on board reported dead”.