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Abuja Airport Plane Crash-land Causes Delays

  • A Max Air plane crash-landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, causing flight delays.
  • The tyre of the aircraft caught fire during the incident.
  • There were no reported injuries, and efforts were made to remove the aircraft from the tarmac.

Flights were disrupted at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja on Sunday when a Max Air plane made an emergency landing and skidded off the runway.

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The tyre of the aircraft also caught fire, but no injuries were reported, according to the Daily Trust. Sam Hart, a former aide to the Governor of Abia state, confirmed the incident on Twitter, adding that efforts were being made to remove the plane from the tarmac.

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The incident caused delays for flights departing from the airport.

Further details about the cause of the emergency landing were not immediately available.

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Quoting Hart’s tweet: “Airline (name withheld) had an emergency landing at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja. Everyone is fine.

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“Flights out of Abuja airport were delayed for hours as arrangements are being made to evacuate the aircraft from the tarmac. Good afternoon.”

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