Nigerian Air Force on Sunday said seven personnel onboard a Beechcraft KingAir B350i aircraft died when the jet crashed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja.
NAF 201 B350 aircraft en route to Minna in Niger State crashed close to the runway of the airport after reporting engine failure.
Chief Of Air Staff Orders Investigation into Military Plane Crash in Abuja. All seven person on board die in Nigerian Air Force plane crash near Abuja airport.
The plane was on the way to Minna, in the northern state of Niger to try to rescue 42 people who had been kidnapped.