Unidentified Intruder Enters the Runway and Climbs Azman Air Aircraft

There was commotion as an intruder in this video taken by passengers (click to open video), entered the runway at Murtala Muhammed Airport this morning, 19th July, 2019.

There was chaos among the passengers onboard Azman Air. An unidentified man ran into the runway and climbed the aircraft; he climbed the wing, then the intake of the engine, came down and was walking and talking all alone around the aircraft.

The aircraft with registration number 5N-HAI which was to depart to Port Harcourt, was awaiting clearance for takeoff from the Air Traffic Controllers.

The pilot however reported the situation and Avsec officials responded by apprehending the man.

The Aircraft was taxied back to the apron for thorough check before its departure to Port Harcourt.

The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said in a press release it is investigating the incident.

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