The photos below shows the plane off the tarmac right in the bush! A very lucky escape for the passengers.
An Overland flight 1186, an ATR 72 aircraft with Registration number 5N-BPG from Abuja airport to Ilorin carrying fifty nine (59) passengers and four (4) crew veered off the runway at low speed after a normal landing at the Ilorin Airport.
The incident which occurred today Saturday 29th November at 4.45pm has no casualty recorded. However, the Accident Investigation and Prevention Bureau (AIPB-) have launched an investigation into the cause of the incident.
The authority wishes to use this medium to reassure Nigerians that safety of the traveling public is still paramount and cannot be compromised.