Update 5: 20 passengers, crew on board Nigeria plane

Lagos, Nigeria (PANA) - Thirteen passengers and seven crew members were on board the Associated Airlines' Embraer 120 plane that crashed shortly after take-off from the local wing of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport in Lagos on Thursday, according to the flight's passenger manifest obtained by PANA.

In addition to the 20 people on board, the plane was carrying the remains of a former Governor of South-west Ondo State, Dr. Olusegun Agagu, who died last month and was to be buried on Friday in the state.

At least six people survived the crash, while the coffin containing the body of the former Governor was retrieved intact.

According to the list, the passengers included Deji Falae, a Commissioner in South-west Ondo State and son of top Nigerian politician Olu Falae, as well as family members of the former Governor, including his son Feyi Agagu, who is believed to have survived the crash.

The authorities said at least six survivors are being treated in hospital, with 13 confirmed dead and one passenger unaccounted for.

Following is the full list:

Crew members:
1 Capt. Yakubu
2 Engineer Soroh Elaiye
3 Technician Felix Tatoye
4 Flight Officer Oyinlola
5 Flight Dispatcher Ibrahim
6 Cabin Attendant Owolabi
7 Cabin Attendant Samson

Passengers:
8 Feyi Agagu  
9 Femi Akinsanya
10 Akintunde Joseph
11 Akeem Akintunde  
12 Tunji Okunsanya
13 Chijioke Duru
14 Kingsley Amaechi
15 Mrs E.O. Alabi  
16 Daji Bernard
17 Deji Falae
18 Samson Hassan
19 Olatunji Okunsanya
20 Deji Afolabi
-0- PANA ADA/SEG/MA 3Oct2013

03 october 2013 21:22:49




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