A 30-seat plane belonging to Associated Airlines carrying the remains of Ondo state former governor Olusegun Agagu and 20 other passengers crashed this morning shortly after take off from the domestic wing of MMIA. An aviation official confirmed the plane suffered engine failure after takeoff. It's also been confirmed that at least five passengers of the ill-fated flight survived, (including Agagu's son and son in-law) and have been taken to hospitals,while 14 bodies have been recovered from the crash site. The black box of the plane has also been recovered.
The casket bearing Agagu's corpse (pictured above) was recovered almost intact at the scene of the crash. Rescuers said almost all parts of the aircraft was burnt except the back where the casket was kept. The full manifest of the occupants of the plane has been released by aviation authorities.
1. Feyi Agagu 2. Femi Akinsanya 3. Akintunde Joseph 4. Akeem Akintunde 5. Tunji Okusanya 6. Chijioke Duru 7. Kingsley Amaechi 8. Deji Afolabi 9. Mrs. A.O. Alabi 10. Daji Bernard 11. Deji Falae 12. Samson Hassan 13. Olatunji Okusanya
Flight officer Oyinlola
Engr. Soroh Ebiya
Flight dispatcher Ibrahim
Mr. Felix Latoya
Cabin attendant Owolabi
Cabin attendant Samson