A military aircraft King Air 350 crashed and killed all onboard near Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.
Aviation minister Hadi Sirika confirmed the development in a short statement on Twitter Sunday afternoon.
“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,” the minister said.
The aircraft crashed and burn down completely as no survivor were reported at the time of publishing this article.