Photo: $21m Presidential jet handed over to Air Force crashes in Makurdi, Benue state

Augusta AW101, the $21 million presidential jet that was handed over to the Nigeria Air Force by the presidency two months ago, crashed within the Air Force base in Makurdi, Benue state yesterday November 23rd.

According to sources at the Air Force base, the flight engineer who was the only one on board, had landed the jet at the base and was to be parked it in the hanger when it suddenly moved up and then crashed. The crash according to sources was not that serious and the flight engineer sustained minor injury.

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