A military aircraft King Air 350 on Sunday crashed near the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.
Nigeria’s aviation minister Hadi Sirika said the crash was caused as a result of engine failure.
Sirika added that the plane was en route to Minna, Niger State.
“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.
Fire services are already at the scene of the accident.