The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria wishes to inform airline operators and other airport users that a bush fire incident has been reported at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri.
According to Henrietta Yakubu (Mrs.), General Manager, Corporate Affairs of the authority saying officers of the Air Rescue and Fire Fighting Services are presently on ground and fire fighting is in progress.
However, the incident did not affect flight operations as normal flight operations continues unhindered.
The Authority will like to appeal to host communities around airports to please desist from burning bushes around the airports as this act is capable of jeopardizing safety of flight operations because of the prevailing weather condition in the country.
FAAN…. Committed to her core values of Safety, Security and Comfort.