Private Jet With 10 VIPs Onboard Crash-Lands In Ibadan

A private jet, with 10 persons onboard, including Very Important Personalities (VIPs) has crash-landed in Ibadan, the Oyo State capital.

It was gathered that the jet crash-landed on Friday around 11 am at the Samuel Ladoke Akintola Airport.

Findings revealed that the jet with registration number, N580KR, missed the runway into the nearby bush.

Firefighters and rescue officials from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) were immediately deployed to the scene. But there was no death or casualty recorded.

A spokesperson for the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Carol Adekotujo, confirmed the incident.

“It was a private plane from Abuja. It landed safely but overshot the runway. There was no casualty,” he said.

When contacted, a spokesman for the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau, Tunji Oketunmbi, said he would revert but he was yet to do so as of press time.


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