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Friday, October 26, 2012
Taraba State Governor Survives Plane Crash, In Critical Condition
The secretary to the Taraba State government has said that Governor Dambaba Suntai of Taraba State was one of the survivors of an air crash at the Yola Airport in Adamawa State. An earlier report named the governor as one of the dead passengers in the small plane that was being piloted by Mr. Suntai at the time this evening.
The secretary to the government of Taraba State confirmed that the governor survived the crash, but is in critical condition. The Secretary stated that the injured governor had been conveyed to a hospital in Yola.
Two of Mr. Suntai’s aides died when the plane crashed. An eyewitness said there were five passengers in the small plane at the time of the accident. Mr. Suntai was piloting.
Eyewitnesses at the scene had earlier had earlier said that two persons survived the plane crash.