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18-year-old Nigerian Crashes Plane, Killing Instructor

A teenage Nigerian, Oluwagbohunmi Ayomide Oyebode, has reportedly crashed a plane, killing his instructor, Viktoria Theresie Izabelle Ljungman, and another passenger.

According to Daily Mail, Viktoria Theresie Izabelle Ljungman, 23, attended Virginia’s Hampton University on a tennis scholarship, eventually becoming a flight instructor.

Viktoria Theresie Izabelle Ljungman.

On Thursday, around 3p.m., she and Oluwagbohunmi Ayomide Oyebode, 18, got into a plane for a lesson.

The scene of the incident.

During an instructional training, Oyebode pointed the nose of the plane at too high an angle at over 100 feet, causing the plane to stall and crash into a ditch.

Ljungman who was a licensed commercial pilot resident in Williamsburg, Virginia, was pronounced dead on the scene.

Oyebode, a Maryland native, and another 18-year-old male were the only other people on the plane.

They’ve since been taken to a local hospital where medical experts have said they have life-threatening injuries.

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