Nigerian Air Force Plane Crash Lands At Benin Airport

Travellers at the Benin Airport panicked on Thursday when an air force plane crash-landed on the runway.

Sources confirmed that none of the two pilots onboard the aircraft, with registration number 5N-BKS, were injured in the incident.

“The plane landed on the runway with its tyres locked in, an indication that the tyres did not shoot out,” said a source at the airport. “But only the pilot can really explain what happened.”

An airport rescue team led Air Maritime Operations responded promptly with the emergency team.

The incident caused delays in flight operations for some hours.

The airport manager, Segun Ayodele, who confirmed the incident, however said he was not at the airport when it occurred.

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The plane has been evacuated to Okada aircraft hangar along airport road.

One Response to "Nigerian Air Force Plane Crash Lands At Benin Airport"

  1. victor Ihejerika   August 19, 2015 at 12:23 pm

    My name is victor yakubu am from bayelsa state i was among the successful candidates that wrote the Nigeria Air Force (NAF) exam in the year 2015, i am so happy as this was my fourth time of writing it and all my appreciation goes to Air Vice Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar for his assistance i am very happy that few months from now i will be a member of Nigeria Air Force (NAF). if your name is still not out yet, i will advice you contact him to help you before the last list is out and it is only few names that will be released so hurry up and here is Air Vice Marshal Sadique Baba Abubakar number 08061570175. you can also contact him on facebook Sadique Abubakar. thanks for all you have done in my life sir.

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