Thursday, October 3, 2013

Breaking News: Plane crashes at Lagos Airport

A plane has crashed at the Lagos airport, witnesses and an official have said.
A witness said the crash occurred at the local wing of the airport close to the section were JET-A1, plane fuel, is stored.
Fire service officials were seen evacuating the occupants of the plane.
It is not yet clear if there was any casualty.
The spokesman of the Nigeria aviation agencies, Yakubu Datti, asked for more time to get details of the incident.
But another official, who pleaded anonimity because he was not authorised to speak on the matter, said the crashed plane belonged to Associated Airlines, and was just about to take off when the accident occurred.
It was gathered that the plane was on its way to Akure.It was also gathered that some of the family members of the late ex-Governor Olusegun Agagu are said to be inside the crashed plane. About 11 people are said to be dead.

More details later…

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