Passengers Stranded As Plane Overshoots Runway In Abuja
Many air travelers were stranded at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja on Thursday (September 13th) morning after an aircraft overshot the runway of the NAIA and disrupted flight operations on the facility.
It was gathered that the aircraft, a Gulfstream 4 belonging to Skybird, overshot the runway on Wednesday night and got stuck on the runway.
Sources at the NAIA said that the aircraft landed through Runway 22 and was stuck on the Runway Safety Area.
“The RESA is about 30 meters from Runway 22 end, and the incident happened at about 10.20pm local time yesterday (Wednesday),” one of the sources, who pleaded not to be named due to the sensitive nature of the matter, said.
“The runway surface was wet at the time of the incident,” another source stated.
The incident disrupted flight operations at the NAIA, a development that made a lot of passengers to be stranded at the Abuja airport on Thursday.
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