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Private jet conveying 10 VIPs crash-lands in Ibadan

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Private jet conveying 10 VIPs crash-lands in Ibadan

A private jet with about 10 Very Important Personalities (VIPs) has crash-landed in Ibadan, the capital of Oyo State.

Channels TV, quoting an impeccable source, reports that the jet crash-landed on Friday around 11 am at the Samuel Ladoke Akintola Airport.

The jet with registration number, N580KR, missed the runway into the nearby bush.

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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 Channels over the phone.

When contacted, a spokesman for the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau, Tunji Oketunmbi, said he would revert but he was yet to do so as of press time.

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