ValueJet Aircraft Slips Off Airport Runway In Port Harcourt

ValueJet Airlines, on Tuesday, confirmed that one of its aircraft, CRJ 900 Bombardier with registration number 5N-BXR, slipped while taxing after landing safely and veered off the runway at Port Harcourt Airport in Rivers State.

In a statement issued on Tuesday by the management of the Airline, there was no damage to the aircraft.

“The incident happened at 3.30 local time.


“The CRJ 900 Bombardier aircraft with registration 5N-BXR landed safely with passengers wondering what could have happened because the airplane landed safely without difficulty.

Captain Stanley Balami reported that the aircraft encountered a slip due to algea on the taxi-way which made it unable to maintain the centre line.