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Air Peace Plane crashlands in Ilorin


An Ilorin bound aircraft belonging to the Air Peace has crash landed with scores of passenger and crew members on board.

The aircraft crash landed around 9.30am on Friday morning upon landing in Ilorin from Abuja.

However, following the incident, the runway of the Ilorin International Airport has been closed to traffic.

The Spokespersons, Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB),  Tunji Oketunbi and Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority of Nigeria (NCAA), Sam Adurogboye, said they are not aware of the incident.

According to sources on the aircraft, the plane had tyre burst and a bang which affected the cabin with luggage falling off the passengers.

It was gathered that with the impact of the crash, the plane could not taxi, thereby causing the closure of the runway of the airport to traffic.

 

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