© Reuters. Nigerian army airplane crashes on strategy to Abuja airport

ABUJA (Reuters) – A Nigerian air power airplane crashed whereas approaching the Abuja airport runway resulting from engine failure on Sunday, Nigeria’s aviation minister stated.

Hadi Sirika stated on his Twitter account that “a army plane King Air 350 has simply crashed wanting our Abuja runway after reporting engine failure en route Minna.”

He gave no particulars on casualties however wrote: “It seems to be deadly.”

Minna is a metropolis about 110 kilometres (68.35 miles) northwest of Abuja.

A Nigerian Air Power spokesman stated he was driving to the airport due to the crash, however gave no extra data.

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