UPDATE: It has just been confirmed that late former Vice- President Augustus Aikhomu’s son, Shehu Sa’ad, Director with Mainstream Bank were also passengers of the crashed Dana plane.
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.Airplane involved in accident was reportedly Dana Air MD-83 5N-RAM, a former Alaska Airlines plane built in 1990.
.Dana says it is working with NCAA and FAAN to release flight manifest.
.Ehime Aikhomu, son of former Vice President, Late Admiral Augustus Aikhomu, was also on board
the fatal Dana plane.
.10 bodies have been recovered from the 2-storey building with 4 others unconscious.
.Emergency management officials, Red Cross, military, police and air crash investigators already on the scene.
.Unconfirmed reports indicate ex-Kano Gov & 2011 ANPP Pres Candidate, Ibrahim Shekarau among casualties of the Iju Plane crash.
.There are reports that the plane that crashed today was the same plane that had a landing gear problem in Uyo a couple of weeks back.
.Presence of security operatives on ground of the crash. Lot of smokes, no road access for emergency vehicles.
.A doctor just had to sedate a patient who had a baby two days ago and just heard husband was on the flight.
.Helicopters circling, plane still burning.
.There are reports that the massive crowd are preventing the emergency team from performing their duties.
.MD of Dana Airlines at the scene of the crash.
. Information Minister, Labaran Makun said the FG has ordered a full-scale investigation into the Iju Plane Crash