Nigeria bureau says No casualties in plane crash

By Oyise Oghene

There was no casualties in the Air Force plane crash incident in Benin says AIB

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has said that the incident involving an Air Force plane, a Diamond DA 42 MPP aircraft with registration number 5N-BKS in Benin Airport runway did not involve any casualties and loss of lives.

Disclosing this development to newsmen, Head Public Affairs of AIB, Mr. Tunji Oketunbi said that the incident occurred at about 11am in the morning adding that the aircraft got  involved in a serious incident by bellylanding at Benin Airport.

He said”A Diamond DA 42 MPP aircraft marked 5N-BKS belonging to PICOMMS today around 11am ¬†was involved in serious incident by bellylanding at Benin Airport; no casualties recorded”

He however noted that effort were made by the authorities to toy the aircraft off the runway so that other aircraft could have access to use the runway.


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