Exactly 14 years old, today, a Sosoliso plane carrying over 200 Nigerians crashed in Port Harcourt killing everyone on board except Kechi Okwuchi and one other person, who came out with terrible burns.
Today, 14 years on, 30-year-old America’s Got Talent alumna, Kechi Okwuchi has taken to Twitter to remember the victims Sosoliso plane crash.
The ill-fated Sosoliso Airlines Flight 1145 killed 110 people on board the including sixty-one of Kechi’s secondary school mates from Loyola Jesuit College who were going home for the Christmas holiday.
The flight from Abuja crash-landed at Port Harcourt International Airport. It slammed into the ground and burst into flames. Immediately after the crash, seven survivors were recovered and taken to hospitals, but only two people survived. Kechi is one of the two survivors.
“On this day 14 yrs ago, my life almost ended at 16. Today I am 30 yrs old & so grateful to God for allowing me to live for the precious souls that were lost on December 10 2005. I am also grateful to you all, for your support as I live my dream. RIP angels #NeverForgotten.” Kechi tweeted, in remembrance of those who died.