Scene of the crash

An aircraft of the Nigerian Air Force has crash-landed, killing all 7 persons onboard, including 2 crew members.

The aircraft, NAF201 a B350 departed Abuja at 1033UTC and reported engine failure at time 10:39 am and crashed landed on the final approach path of Abuja Runway 22 at time 1048UTC.

Minister of Aviation, Sen. Hadi Sirika confirmed the crash via his twitter handle.

Personnel of the Fire Services are already at the scene of the accident.