Update on the Associated Jet Crash in Nigeria
On Oct 3, 2013, a twenty-three year old Associated Aviation Embraer EMB-120 was en route from Lagos to Akure to carry the deceased regional governor and family to his funeral in Akure when it crashed, killing 16. Four survivors were hospitalized.
The NCAA said the airline had coverage and the plane’s paperwork and inspections were up to date. The flight data recorder has been recovered.
The son of the late former Governor of Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Agagu, Feyi, was aboard the plane and survived the crash. The passengers included family members taking the body of Olusegun Agagu, a former aviation minister, to his funeral.