Nigerian Airplane Skids Off Runway, Several Passengers Reported Injured
“Value Jet Airline aircraft has skidded off the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport, there are reports of injuries,” a source with the knowledge of the events told the outlet.
“An aircraft has landed in an emergency way in Port Harcourt airport. While some persons were injured, no death was recorded,” the source added.
"Flight delays are being experienced as a result of an incident involving @flyvaluejet Flight VK226 from Lagos after landing. Pax, crew and aircraft are all safe. Efforts to tow the aircraft are underway. Be kindly advised to contact your airline for the latest flight updates," the airport stated.
The Bureau classified it as "a serious accident" and reported that "there was no injury or fatality."