2 die in Nigeria plane crash

A beech aircraft with registration number N364UZ on Tuesday crashed at Barkalahu, a village in Igabi Local Government Area of Kaduna State, killing the two crew members.
 The pilot said to be a British pilot and a Nigerian Engineer with the maintenance company died when the plane crashed into a farm and busted into flame after a delayed arrival of rescue operation.

It was gathered that the plane crashed at about 12 noon and exploded about 12.30pm, while rescue team which include fire fighters, the Police, Airforce and other security agents arrived the place about 12.52pm.

The aircraft belonging to Shoreline International, a local oil servicing firm was said to be on a test flight after undergoing routine maintenance at DANA Nigeria Limited, an aircraft maintenance company.

The plane which must have developed fault midair almost crashed into one of the buildings within the premises of the National Open University of Nigeria after hovering in the air for a while.

Director General of the National Emergency Management Agency, Alhaji Mohammed Sani Sidi who was at the scene of the crash describe the accident as very sad and unfortunate.
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