Plane crashes into building in Nigeria's Lagos

By REUTERS
June 3, 2012 19:13

 
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LAGOS - A passenger plane crashed into a building in downtown Lagos, Nigeria's commercial hub, on Sunday, witnesses and the emergency services said.

"NEMA (the National Emergency Management Agency) has been alerted to an air crash in the Ishaga area of Agege, Lagos," NEMA spokesman Yushua Shuaib said.

Witnesses said they saw the plane strike a building and burst into flames.

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