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Dana commends Pilot-in-command for averting danger after runway overshoot

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Russell Knight | 21 February, 2018, 11:10

A Dana Air aircraft flying from Lagos to Port-Harcourt has reportedly overshot runway at the Port-Harcourt International Airport Tuesday night.

The aircraft, which reportedly flew in from Nnamdi Azikiwe worldwide airport, Abuja, ended up in the bush.

"On Tuesday, 20th February, one of our aircraft operating Abuja-PHC skidded off the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport as a result of very stormy weather and severe winds upon landing", the statement read in part.

An aircraft overshoots the runway when it moves past a specified point unintentionally.

Mr Sam Adurogboye, General Manager, Public Relations, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), also confirmed the incident to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN).

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"No casualty was recorded, as all passengers on board were safely evacuated".

The airline commended the pilots for navigating the aircraft to a "complete stop under the circumstance and brought all the precious lives of our passengers and crew to safety".

The airline also confirmed the incident in a statement issued minutes after the incident occurred.

But in this case, it was learnt that the incident, which recorded no casualty, was suspected to have been due to downpour in Port Harcourt.

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