A military aircraft King Air 350 has crashed close to the Nnamdi Azikiwe Intl Airport, Abuja.
This was confirmed by the Minister for Aviation, Hadi Sirika, via his Twitter handle on Sunday.
His 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.
More to come later…