Seven dead as Nigeria Air Force plane crashes in Kaduna


A light military plane, Dornier 2k, has crashed in Kaduna with all seven onboard feared dead.

The plane, which took off about 6:30am from the Dana airport, owned by the Nigeria Airforce, in
Kaduna came down barely a barely 5 minutes at the Kantoma Army Barracks, otherwise known as
the NDA barracks around 6am.

A top military brass in Kaduna said all on board perished.


He said: “It is true. A dornier 2k plane crashed this morning at the NDA Barracks. There were seven
people on board. All of them did not survive. I did not see any casualty from those on the ground”.

It was gathered that the Pilot, co-pilot, two engineers and three passengers where on the plane, which was on its way to Abuja.

The Airforce authority are yet to issue a statement on the incident.

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