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PLANE CRASH UPDATE: All 7 personnel Died, CAS Orders Immediate Investigation

By February 21, 2021 No Comments

Updated report by the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) on the crashed NAF 201 King Air 350 aircraft has confirmed all 7 personnel onboard the aircraft died instead of 6 reported earlier.

The aircraft while returning to Abuja from Minna, reported an engine failure at 1039UTC and crashed landed on the final approach path of Abuja Runway 22 at 1048UTC. First responders are already at the scene of the crash.

The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao, has ordered an immediate investigation into the accident, while urging the general public to remain calm and await the outcome of investigation.

The CAS, on behalf of all NAF personnel, commiserates with the families of the deceased.

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