A military aircraft has crashed in Abuja.
The aircraft, King Air 350 en-route to Minna crashed at Bassa Airport Village on Sunday morning, February 21, after reporting engine failure
Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika confirmed the crash in a tweet and said it “appears to be fatal”.
The Minister also urged Nigerians to be calm and wait for the outcome of an investigation by the military.
“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.”