Six die as military plane crashes in Abuja

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No fewer than six persons died on Sunday after a military Boeing 350 aircraft flying from Abuja to Minna, Niger State crashed outside Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport Abuja.

The plane developed engine fault around 10:39am.and crashed nine minutes later.

The identities of those onboard were not immediately available.

But they reportedly comprised two crew and four passengers.

Minister of State for Aviation Hadi Sirika confirmed the incident in tweets.

He said the military would provide details on the matter