VIDEO : Watch Footage From The Lagos Plane Crash Site + Minister Of Aviation Press Release

This video was obtained through a Skype interview with Channels TV reporter at the crash site. Read the press release by the Minister of Aviation below

Press Realease

An Embraer aircraft operated by Associated Airlines with Reg No SCD 361 enroute Akure from the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos, crashed shortly after take-off at about 9.30 am local time. The plane had 20 passengers and 7 crew members on board.

Emergency rescue operations commenced immediately by a combined team of fire service and security personnel . Some persons pulled out from the aircraft have been rushed to the hospital while a few dead bodies have been recovered, The rescue operations is still on-going.

Joe Obi
SA (Media) to the Hon. Minister

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