BREAKING: Plane Carrying Dignitaries CRASH In Lagos ...

Information reaching 9jagista is that a passenger plane crashed on take off near Airport Toll Gate in the early hours of Thursday, October 3, 2013. According to eye witnesses, the crash occurred at the local wing of the Lagos airport close the JET-A1, where plane fuel is stored.

The aircraft, an Associated Airline plane was Akure bound. Unfortunately, some of the family members of the late ex-Governor Olusegun Agagu are said to be inside the crashed plane. More photos below:

Rescue efforts are ongoing as at the time of this report. The plane is said to be carrying about 20 dignitaries.