FAAN Alerts Airlines Of Bush Fire At Owerri Airport 

Yemisi Izuora 

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has alerted airline operators and other airport users that a bush fire incident has been reported at the Sam Mbakwe International Cargo Airport, Owerri.

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 also appealed to host communities around airports to 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.

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