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Cows In Nigeria Disallowed Plane To Land Successfully In Ondo

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Cows In Nigeria Disallowed Plane To Land Successfully In Ondo

The management speaking to Vanguard on phone said that flight P4 7002 from Lagos had to delay landing into Akure Airport today (Saturday) when the pilot-in-command sighted cows on the runway at about 12.15pm.

In a related development, Nigeria News had earlier report that Fulani herdsmen invaded Ondo community that was causing the uproar around the sleeping town.

Cows Enter Airports And Delayed Air Peace From Landing For 15 Minutes

cow prevents aeroplane to land in Ondo state

cow prevents plane to land in Ondo state

The management of Air Peace has confirmed the report by the governor of Ekiti State, Ayodele Fayose that cows took over the Akure airport runway on Saturday.

The management speaking to Vanguard on phone said that flight P4 7002 from Lagos had to delay landing into Akure Airport today (Saturday) when the pilot-in-command sighted cows on the runway at about 12.15pm.

In a related development, Nigeria News had earlier report that Fulani herdsmen invaded Ondo community that was causing the uproar around the sleeping town.

On being alerted by control tower, aviation security personnel of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN AVSEC) quickly intervened and cleared the runway.

The flight was eventually cleared to land after about seven minutes. Our guests on board were all calm while the delay lasted. The aircraft departed for Lagos at about 1.06 with full escort from FAAN security personnel.

[17/02, 17:32] Confirming the incident, Air Peace Corporate Communications Manager, Mr. Chris Iwarah said:“We confirm that flight P4 7002 from Lagos had to delay landing into Akure Airport today (Saturday) when the pilot-in-command sighted cows on the runway at about 12.15pm.

“On being alerted by control tower, aviation security personnel of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN AVSEC) quickly intervened and cleared the runway.

“The flight was eventually cleared to land after about seven minutes. Our guests on board were all calm while the delay lasted. “The aircraft departed for Lagos at about 1.06 with full escort from FAAN security personnel.”

 

 

As Fayose And FFK Reacts To The Incident Of Cow Preventing Plane From Landing

Gov Peter Fayose reactions of cow preventing plane from landing

Gov Peter Fayose reactions of cow preventing plane from landing

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