A female pilot, the daughter of the former Minister of State, FCT, Senator Solomon Ewuga, Miss Adzuayi Ewuga, has died in a plane crash in Central Cameroon The Trumpet gathered.
The pilot reportedly died with 11 others on board a mini-aircraft belonging to Caverton Aviation Cameroon, when air traffic services lost radio contact, causing the plane to crash.
According to local media reports, the aircraft was flying from Yaounde Nsimalen Airport to Belabo, in the east of the country when air traffic services lost radio contact.
The deceased is the second daughter of Ewuga, a stalwart of the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) in Nasarawa State.
Caverton Aviation Cameroon is a subsidiary of Caverton Offshore Support Group based in Lagos, Nigeria, which also controls Caverton Helicopters.
The Nigerian sister-carrier also operates a single DHC-6-400 complementing various helicopters and providing support for the country’s oil and gas industry.