Military aircraft crashes in Abuja (Video/Photos)

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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.

He wrote:

“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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