Dec 5, 2013 – Abuja Airport Closed After Saudi Cargo Plane Crashed
Saudi Arabian Cargo Plane Crashed In Abuja, International Airport Closed
Several flights going to Nnamdi Azikiwe Int’l Airport in Abuja today have been cancelled due to a serious plane crash.
A cargo plane from Saudi Arabia crashed landed yesterday night at the popular international airport. The Boeing 747 Cargo aircraft lost control on the runway and rammed into the maintenance area bursting into flames.
According to Aviation’s spokesperson Joe Obi, nobody died in the crash.
All flights to Abuja have been suspended as a precautionary measure.
Normal operation will resume as soon as the plane is taken off the runway.