Kerala engineer dies in Nigerian air crash

June 4th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS  

Kochi, June 4 (IANS) Rijo Eldos, a young computer engineer hailing from Neriamangalam in Idukki district of Kerala, was one of the 153 victims who was on the Nigerian airplane that crashed Sunday in the densely populated city of Lagos.

According to his family here, Eldos was travelling from Abuja to Lagos to take part in a company meeting. He was working with Reddington Nigeria.

The family is hoping that they will be able to get his body back soon. Eldos was supposed to come home for vacation in under two months, according to family sources.

The Dana Air flight crashed into a building in downtown Lagos that set three houses afire.

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