Published On: Thu, May 9th, 2013

Another Nigerian Airforce Jet Burst into Flames in Port Harcourt

Just few days after Nigerian Airforce plane crashed in Niamey, Mali,killing the two crew members, another Nigerian plane was reported to have crashed and burst into flames in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Report monitored in Nigerian24 media website disclosed that a Nigerian Air Force March helicopter crashed on the runway of the Nigerian Air Force (NAF) Foundation in Harbor Harcourt, Rivers State on Thursday.
While the report did not disclose any causality, it, however, stated that the accident which happened at about 10am led to the explosion of the plane minutes after the crash.
“The plane regularly engages in routine flight parade in the area, but this morning it crashed on the runway and started smoking.
Unexpectedly, a spell of explosions complied with”, a noncombatant working for a servicing company at the NAF Base recounted.
The report additionally pointed out that the disorder of the pilot and co-pilot might not be identified at the moment as they were reported to have actually left the airplane before it blew up.
The event has actually left the runway closed at the Port Harcourt NAF Base at the time of gathering the report. We should bring you more Details later.

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