Two pilots of the International Aviation College (IAC) on Wednesday, May 1, escaped death after a trainee aircraft crash-landed at Ilorin airport runway.
Daily Trust reports that Diamond plane with registration Number 5N-BNH crash landed at exactly 11:05am on Wednesday, May 1, without any casualty.
It was learnt that the staff of IAC including the rector and some of the airport workers were at the scene of the incident which affected flight operations for three hours.
The state governor, Abdulfatah Ahmed, who was said to be returning from his Abuja trip was delayed as a result of the incident.
Legit.ng previously reported that the chopper of Nigeria’s vice president, Yemi Osinbajo, on Saturday, February 2, crash-landed in Kabba, a town in Kogi state.
Osinbajo's spokesperson, Laolu Aknade, confirmed the incident, but said the vice president was safe and that no casualties were recorded.
"VP Osinbajo's chopper crash lands in Kabba, but he and the entire crew safe. He is continuing with his engagements and plans for the day in Kogi state," Akande posted on Twitter.
The incident was also confirmed by the vice president. "All thanks and glory to God, the chopper we boarded today from Abuja just crash landed in Kabba, Kogi state, and the entire crew plus myself are all safe.
"We are continuing with our Next Level engagements and plans for Kogi state," he said with a video attached to the message.
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