The Nigerian Airforce NAF has confirmed that one of their aircrafts, Beechcraft KingAir B350i has crashed while returning to the Abuja Airport.
According to the NAF spokesperson, there had been a report of engine failure enroute Minna.
TheFact Nigeria has gathered that first responders are currently at the scene, though, sadly, all 7 personnel on board, five officers and two crew members, died in the crash.
The Chief of the Air Staff (CAS), Air Vice Marshal Oladayo Amao, has ordered an immediate investigation into the incident.
While urging the general public to remain calm and await the outcome of investigation, the CAS, on behalf of all NAF personnel, commiserates with the families of the deceased.
More details later.