ValueJet Aircraft Slips at Port Harcourt Airport


A ValueJet aircraft slipped on taxing after landing at the Port Harcourt airport.

The CRJ 900 Bombardier aircraft, with registration 5N-BXR has skipped off the runway after a successful landing.

But no casualty was recorded as all passengers on board disembarked unscattered.

Some of the passengers who spoke after the incident wondered what could have happened as, according to them, the flight was flawless up to the touchdown point.

The minor incident happened at about 3.30pm, Tuesday on the Port-Harcourt International Airport runway.

Captain of the aircraft, Stanley Balami, reported that the aircraft encountered a slip due to algea on the taxi-way which made it unable to maintain the centre line.

Management of the airline says “ValueJet remains a safe airline and all the airline’s operations are normal without glitch.”

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