Nigeria Airforce Aircraft Donnier 228 Crash in Kaduna

A Nigeria Airforce aircraft Donnier 228 having took off this early morning crashed at the Nigeria Defence Academy, Kaduna old site killing about 7 people on board including the pilot.

The incident occurred some few minutes after the Aircraft enroute Abuja took off from the old (Dana) Airport, Kaduna at about 06:47am today.

NEMA officials alongside other rescue workers coordinated and carried out search and rescue operations to evacuate the victims.

The aircraft crashed into a residential house at NDA quarters. No casualty recorded in the house.

The Chief of Air Staff, Air Marshall Sadiq Abubakar also visited the scene few hours after the crash.

NEMA Nigeria

All correspondences should be addressed to: Public Relations Division, National Emergency Management Agency, No. 8, Adetokunbo Ademola Crescent Maitama, Abuja Email: or

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