Adzuayi Ewuga, the daughter of former Nasarawa State Deputy Governor and People’s Democratic Party stalwart Senator Solomon Ewuga, was the pilot who perished in an aircraft accident in Central Cameroon (PDP)
An 11-passenger Caverton Aviation Cameroon tiny plane crashed in a jungle in Cameroon on Wednesday, May 11, according to the Local Information Bureau (LIB).
Air traffic control lost radio communication with the plane as it flew from Yaounde Nsimalen Airport to Belabo Airport in the east of the nation, according to accounts in the local press.
Transport minister Jean Ernest Massena Ngalle Bibehe has confirmed that an airplane traveling from Yaounde via Nsimalen, Dompta, and Belabo to Yaounde had lost radio contact.”
The plane was recovered in a forest near Nanga Eboko, some 93 miles northeast of Yaounde, after an extensive air and ground search.
According to an anonymous transport ministry source who spoke to AFP, “There were no survivors.”
The Cameroon Oil Transportation Firm, a private company, hired the plane (COTCO).
Official sources told AFP that the corporation operates a hydrocarbon pipeline that connects Cameroon and Chad.
Caverton Offshore Support Group, headquartered in Lagos, Nigeria, also owns Caverton Helicopters, a subsidiary of Caverton Aviation Cameroon.
A family member, Oliver Slodgz Ewuga, confirmed the sad news on Facebook.
“I Tried To Understand Why My Body System Failed To Fit In Since Yesterday, Now The Sign Is Revealed. My Only Family Pilot,God Knows Best.Am Really Heart Broken. Good Night Adzuayi Solomon Ewuga. Rest On Sis” he wrote.