An Overland Airways ATR 72 turboprop engine aircraft with 59 passengers on board landed at the Ilorin International airport and veered off the runway hitting the pavement with no injuries to passengers.

The aircraft was performing a flight a flight from Abuja to Ilorin when the incident happened around 5:45PM Nigerian time.  Overland ATR 72 crash scene in Ilorin

Aviation authorities claimed that  all 59 passengers and 4 crew members on board the aircraft were safely evacuated after the incident.
 The accident investigation bureau has commenced investigations on the incident according to release from Fan Ndubuoke of the Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority.

You may also like

Read Next