By Abiodun Adebayo
No fewer than six lives have been lost after a Nigerian Air Force NAF201, Boeing 350 aircraft crashed in Abuja on Sunday.
The aircraft which departed Abuja at 1033UTC with six persons on board including two crew, crashed barely 15 minutes after take off.
The aircraft reported engine failure at time 1039 and crashed landed on the final approach path of Abuja Runway 22 at time 1048UTC.
Fire services are at the scene of the accident to put out the fire.