Vehicle Accident – Africa – Nigeria


EDIS Number: VI-20110409-30239-NGA
Date / time: 09/04/2011 10:28:44 [UTC]
Event: Vehicle Accident
Area: Africa
Country: Nigeria
State/County: Abuja Federal Capital Territory
Location: Abuja [Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport]
Number of Deads: N/A
Number of Injured: N/A
Number of Infected: N/A
Number of Missing: N/A
Number of Affected: N/A
Number of Evacuated: N/A
Damage level: N/A

Description:

A Nigerian Airforce plane crash-landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Friday evening after developing a fault. However, there was no casualty. Information available to Saturday Tribune indicated that the aircraft was coming from Lagos but one of the tyres burst as it was landing on the tarmac. The Director of Airforce Information, Air Commodore Yusuff Anas, who confirmed the incident, said that it was a minor landing difficulty and there was no substantial damage to the aircraft.

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