An aircraft carrying six passengers has crashed close to an airport in Abuja, with no survivors reported to have escaped.
The tragic news is currently spreading through the internet as a viral clip of a fire service team and residents trying to extinguish the blazing fire makes rounds on the internet.
The news was carried by Linda Ikeji Blog on the blog's official Instagram handle in which it is alleged that there were no survivors from the crash.
In earlier reports, the model of the plane and its proprietary details were yet to be known as none of the Nigerian military arm claimed ownership of the craft. However, the Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, confirmed via his Twitter handle that it was a military aircraft(King Air 350) and they were no survivors.
Meanwhile, the tragic news and images have evoked Nigerians to pour in condolences to the families of the victims of the crash.
May the souls of the departed rest in peace.
We await an official report regarding the incident soon. And it is expected that the president gives out his condolence remark to victims of the crash.
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