A Nigerian Air Force aircraft crashlanded in Abuja.
Hadi Sirika, the minister of aviation confirmed the incident in a tweet on Sunday morning.
“A military aircraft King Air 350 has just crashed short of our Abuja runway after reporting engine failure en-route Minna.
“It appears to be fatal. We should remain calm & wait for the outcome of an investigation by the military, while we pray for the departed soul/souls if any,” the minister tweeted.