Just In: Private jet with VIPs onboard crash-lands in Ibadan

Private jet with VIPs onboard crash-lands in Ibadan
Private jet with VIPs onboard crash-lands in Ibadan

According to a report sighted on Vanguard, a  private jet, registration number, N580KR with 10 persons onboard, including Very Important Personalities (VIPs) has crash-landed in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

Eaglessightnews understands that the jet crash landed on Friday around 11 am at the Samuel Ladoke Akintola Airport.

The Jet  missed the runway into the nearby bush. The vanguard reports.

A similar incident occured in  November, when the Minister of Power, Adebayo Adelabu, escaped death after a plane he was on board crash-landed at the same airport.

Meanwhile, firefighters and rescue officials from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) were immediately deployed to the scene.

However, there was no death or casualty recorded.

“It was a private plane from Abuja. It landed safely but overshot the runway. There was no casualty,” a spokesperson for the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Carol Adekotujo, told our correspondent over the phone.

The spokesman for the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau, Tunji Oketunmbi, said he would revert but he was yet to do so as of press time.

 

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