A chartered flight is reported to have crashed in Abuja. According to eyewitnesses, the plane was totally burnt. Plane crash today 21st of February, 2021 at Abuja federal capital territory of Nigeria reported to have burnt totally as lives and properties were lost.
The aircraft departed Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja at 10:33AM with six persons on board, including 2 crew members.
A Nigerian military plane, King Air 35, has crashed while approaching Abuja airport runway after reporting an engine failure, according to media reports. It is not yet clear if there are any fatalities.
Aircraft reported engine failure at time 1039 and crashed landed on the final approach path of Abuja Runway 22 at time 10:48UTC. Fire services are already at the scene of the accident as all 6 persons onboard are fear dead.
James Odaudu, Director, Press and Public Affairs, Federal Ministry of Aviation confirmed the incident to our correspondent.
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