Breaking: Seven Die As Air Force Jet Crashes In Abuja

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Scene of the air crash. Photocredit: ChannelsTV
Breaking: Seven Die As Air Force Jet Crashes In Abuja - Vantage News Nigeria
Scene of the air crash. Photocredit: ChannelsTV

An Air Force jet crash in Abuja on Sunday has resulted in the death of seven persons.

Details given by the Federal Ministry of Aviation reveal that the Boeing 350 jet had reported engine failure at about 10.39am before the crash.

The Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, who also confirmed the unfortunate incident, stated that the military aircraft is King Air 350.

Sirika tweeted, “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.”

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