UPDATE: Abuja Plane Crash Involved 2 NAF Aircraft
We initially brought you a report that there was a plane crash in Abuja on Friday afternoon.
Well, more reports have come in, indicating that there were two aircraft that were involved in the crash.
The two aircraft belonged to Nigeria Air Force.
According to a Vanguard report, the Nigerian Air Force has confirmed that its aircraft taking part in rehearsals for Nigeria’s 58 independence anniversary were the ones involved in the crash.
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A statement by Air Commodore Ibikunle Daramola, Director of Public Relations and Information was quoted as saying: “I wish to confirm an air incident involving 2 Nigerian Air Force aircraft taking part in the rehearsals for the 58th Independence Day Celebrations.
“I thank God no nobody died. Details will be communicated later. Thank you”. Military sources were said to have told Vanguard that the crash occurred at the Mpape district of Abuja which is adjacent to Maitama district.