At least six persons have been confirmed dead in an Airforce jet crash that happened in Abuja on Sunday.
According to officials of the Federal Ministry of Aviation, the Boeing 350 jet had reported engine failure at about 10.39 am before the crash.
The incident was also confirmed by the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika who identified the military aircraft as King Air 350.
He disclosed this in a tweet, saying, “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 the investigation by the military, while we pray for the departed soul/souls if any.”