Tears as military plane fatally crashes at Abuja airport, many souls lost [video]

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Nigerian military aircraft named King Air 350 has crashed at the Abuja airport, minister of aviation Hadi Sirka announced on Sunday, February 21.

The aircraft, crashed after reporting engine failure enroute Minna, Hadi Sirika, Nigeria’s aviation minister, tweeted Sunday afternoon.

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Nigerian military aircraft named King Air 350 has crashed

He said the crash “appears to be fatal”, and said the aircraft crashed “short of” the Abuja airport runway.

The minister, however, called for calm as Nigerians wait for the outcome of investigation by the military authorities.

“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,” Mr Sirika tweeted.

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