An Air Peace flight numbered 5N BRN,flying from Abuja to Port Harcourt today, skidded off the Port Harcourt International Airport runway at about 1500hours.

The incident occured during a heavy downpour at the airport.

There were no casualties however, as all 87 passengers and 6 crew members on board the flight were safely evacuated.

The runway is already been cleared by the Authority so that normal flight operations can continue.

Yakubu Henrietta (Mrs.)

General Manager, Corporate Affairs