Plane crash in Taraba State …No death recorded
By Oyise OGHENE
There was a plane crash involving a private aircraft, Cessna 208, 5N-BMJ in Yola belonging to the Taraba State government this evening with six passengers on-board.
Biztellers reports that the aircraft had six passengers onboard including crew and was operated by the Taraba State Government.
In a statement signed by the Media Assistant to the Minister of Aviation on Media, Mr. Joe Obi the passengers involved in the air mishap sustained various degrees of injuries debunking that there were no case of any death reported on the flight.
The statement read”An aircraft, Cessna 208 with 6 souls on board including crew, operated by the Taraba State Government departed Jalingo, Taraba State for Yola this evening and reported contact with the Yola Control Tower (1720Z) and field in sight at 38 miles estimating landing at 1730Z”.
“The pilot subsequently lost contact with Yola Control Tower and subsequent effort to raise the aircraft failed”.
“Search & Rescue was immediately activated and site of incident located with all victims alive with various degrees of injuries. The victims have been evacuated to the hospital for treatment pending further investigation of the incident”.
“This is the correct version of the incident, every other one that is contrary to this is incorrect”.