An aircraft, King Air 350, crashed Sunday afternoon near Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja runway after reporting engine failure.
The plane was said to be on the way to Minna, Niger State.
Nigeria’s Minister of Aviation, Senator Hadi Sirika via his Twitter account on Sunday broke the sad news
He asked the citizens to remain calm and wait for the outcome of investigation by the military, “while we pray for the departed soul/souls if any”.
Three bodies have been recovered as at press time while recue operations are still on.