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Military aircraft crashes in Abuja, 6 Persons feared dead

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A military aircraft King Air 350 on Sunday crashed near the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.

Six persons are feared dead in the Airforce jet crash.

According to officials of the Federal Ministry of Aviation, the Boeing 350 jet had reported engine failure at about 10.39am before the crash.

Nigeria’s aviation minister Hadi Sirika said the crash was caused as a result of engine failure.

“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,” he added.

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Charles Igbinidu is a Public Relations practitioner in Lagos, Nigeria

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