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All Seven Personnel Die In The Abuja Aircraft Crash – Airforce Confirms



It was reported earlier that a military aircraft King Air 350 crashed short of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja runway, after reporting engine failure enroute Minna.


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.

AVM Ibikunle Daramola

AVM Ibikunle Daramola is the Director, Public Relations and Information Headquarters, Nigerian Airforce

May their souls RIP, Amen.

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