Thursday, October 3, 2013

Plane lost engine after take-off before crash

The Associated Airlines plane, with registration number 5NBJY, which crashed within the precinct of the MMIA, Ikeja, Lagos, on Thursday, lost an engine immediately after it took off.
A source, who confided in our correspondent, said the pilot of the distressed plane tried to return to the airport while the aircraft crashed about 800 metres away from the airport.
The EMBRA plane 120 crashed by the Sahara Group building few metres away from the MMIA access gate.
Unconfirmed reports said the late Agagu’s son, Feyi, was among the crash victims.
The identities of the other victims of the crash could not be ascertained as of press time.


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