Kerala engineer dies in Nigerian air crash

Jun 04, 2012, 13:51 IST | Agencies

A computer engineer from Kerala was among the 153 victims on board the ill-fated Nigerian plane that crashed in a residential area in Lagos.

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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