Six persons have been feared dead in a military plane crash that occurred on Sunday.
The aircraft, King Air 350, enroute Minna from Abuja with six persons on board including two crew, crashed short of the Abuja airport runway after reporting an engine failure.
The Minister of Aviation, Hadid Sirika, confirmed the development in a tweet.
“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”, Sirika said.