Nigerian plane with 153 aboard crashes

June 3rd, 2012 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS  

Abuja, June 3 (IANS) A Nigerian airplane carrying 153 passengers and crew crashed Sunday in the densely populated former capital of Lagos, CNN reported quoting a state rescue official.

The Dana Air flight crashed into a building, said Akande Iyiola, an official related to Nigeria’s Emergency Management Agency.

The crash set three houses afire, said another rescue officer.

The number of casualties was, however, not be immediately known.

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