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Adverse weather forced aircraft to fly over Aso Rock – NCAA

Adverse weather forced aircraft to fly over Aso Rock - NCAA

The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has said that adverse weather conditions made two aircraft fly over Aso Rock, a segment of Nigerian airspace classified as “Prohibited Flight Zones” – DNP4.   The NCAA, in collaboration with the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency (NAMA), investigated two recent incidents of violations in …

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House of Reps panel recommends acquisition of New aircraft for President Tinubu and VP Shettima

House of Reps panel recommends acquisition of New aircraft for President Tinubu and VP Shettima

The House of Representatives Committee on National Security and Intelligence has asked the Federal Government to purchase new aircraft for President Bola Tinubu and Vice-President Kashim Shettima.   The committee made the recommendation in a report it released after it investigated the status of the aircraft in the presidential air …

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Safety agency reveals how both pilots of a commercial aircraft fell asleep in-flight

Safety agency reveals how both pilots of a commercial aircraft fell asleep in-flight

The Indonesian Air safety agency has called for better pilot fatigue monitoring mechanisms after an investigation revealed that both pilots of a commercial aircraft had recently fallen asleep in flight.   A pilot and his co-pilot were simultaneously asleep for approximately 28 minutes during a Batik Air flight from South …

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Politician and 3 members of his team die as aircraft plunges and explodes shortly after take-off

A plane crash has left several dead, including a senior politician, in a horror accident just moments after it took off.  The incident, which took place on Saturday, Dec  2, in Paraguay saw the plane turn into a fireball after it plunged into a field.  Walter Harms, a legislator for the ruling Colorado party, …

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Abuja Airport shut down as aircraft overshoots runway (video)

The Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, has been temporarily shut following a runway incursion involving an aircraft.   The incident involving the Boeing 733 with Nationality and Registration Marks 5N-BYQ occurred around 10:47am (Local Time) on 12th November, 2023.    The Lagos-Abuja flight operated by Aerocontractors landed at the Airport …

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