Minister of power Adebayo Adelabu escapes death as plane crash-lands in Oyo

Adebayo Adelabu

A private HS25B aircraft carrying the minister of power Adebayo Adelabu crash-landed at Samuel Ladoke Akintola Airport, Ibadan on Friday night.

The flight, which departed from Abuja at 6:41 p.m., was carrying Adelabu and some of his aides.

The crash-landing occurred at approximately 7:21 p.m., with 10 individuals on board. Although there were no fatalities, the aircraft sustained significant damage.

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The pilot received clearance to use runway 22 but the plane skidded off the runway.

The Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB) has commenced an inquest.

NSIB spokesman James Odaudu told the press on Saturday: “Please, be informed that the NSIB has commenced an investigation into the cause.

“Our investigators are on site, and further information will be provided as soon as possible.”