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 en-route 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 en-route to 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 the investigation, the CAS, on behalf of all NAF personnel, commiserates with the families of the deceased.
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