Reports has just reached us that there has been a plane crash at the Lagos airport. It is not known if there has been any casualty as the details are still sketchy.
A witness said the crash occurred at the local wing of the airport close to the section were JET-A1, plane fuel, is stored.
Fire service officials were seen evacuating the occupants of the plane.
The spokesman of the Nigeria aviation agencies, Yakubu Datti, asked for more time to get details of the incident.
UPDATE: Plane was carrying Olusegun Agagu's body
Saharareporters has learnt that an aircraft conveying the body of
former Governor Olusegun Agagu of Ondo State, crashed today shortly
after takeoff, killing 9 people on board.
Two sources told our correspondent that that there were at least 15
passengers on the crashed plane. Some of the passengers who perished in
the air crash are believed to be family members of the late governor and
officials of Ondo state government.
National Emergency Mnagement Agency officials siad 6 people survived
the crash which happened in the Mafoloku area of Oshodi in Lagos.
More details soon....
Source: Sahara Reporters