The Nigerian Air Power Sunday confirmed the dying of seven personnel in an air crash inspiring one of its airplane, Beechcraft KingAir B350i, which crashed while returning to Abuja after reporting engine failure.
Earlier experiences had claimed six other folks died within the crash.
A assertion issued by the Spokesman of the Nigerian Air Power, Air Vice Marshal Ibikunle Daramola, mentioned the airplane changed into once coming again from Minna when the incident came about.
Following the attain, the Chief of Air Group, Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao, Sunday ordered an investigation into the crash.
“Right here is to substantiate that a Nigerian Air Power (NAF) Beechcraft KingAir B350i airplane crashed while returning to the Abuja Airport after reporting engine failure enroute Minna.
“First responders are on the scene. Sadly, all seven personnel on board died within the crash”, he mentioned.
It mentioned “the Chief of the Air Group (CAS), Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao, has ordered a immediately investigation into the incident.
“Whereas urging most folks to remain smooth and take a seat up for the pinnacle consequence of investigation, the CAS, on behalf of all NAF personnel, commiserates with the families of the deceased.