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10 escape death as private jet crash-lands in Ibadan

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A private jet conveying 10 passengers crash-landed at the Samuel Ladoke Akintola Airport, Ibadan on Friday.

ROYAL NEWS reports that all the passengers onboard included Very Important Personalities (VIPs). The incident occurred around 11am.

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.

“It was a private plane from Abuja. It landed safely but overshot the runway. There was no casualty,” a spokesperson for the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Carol Adekotujo, told our correspondent over the phone.

When contacted, a spokesman for the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB) Tunji Oketunmbi, confirmed the incident.

Details shortly…

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