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Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria blames rain after Dana Air plane overshoots runway

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The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, (FAAN), has blamed ‘a heavy rain, which was accompanied by strong wind and storm’, as the cause of a Dana airline aircraft that overshot the airport runway on Tuesday evening.

Below is the full statement released by FAAN:
A Dana aircraft numbered 9J0363, flying from Abuja to Port Harcourt airport has overshot the Port Harcourt runway.
The incident was suspected to have been caused by a heavy rain, which was accompanied by strong wind and storm in Port Harcourt.
No casualty was recorded, as all passengers on board were safely evacuated.
Henrietta Yakubu (Mrs.)​ 
General Manager, Corporate Affairs
Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) 

February 20, 2018

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