|Body of the late former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Agagu, recovered in the Associated Airlines plan|
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.
Meanwhile, I just learnt that Agagu's son, Feyi wasn't among the dead after all. He survived the crash with non-life threatening injuries and is currently receiving treatment.
There were actually 22 people on board. 17 of them died while 5 were injured