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Air Force Commences Night Flying Training In Lagos

Afolabi Joseph


Lagos State government has advised Lagosians not to panic as the Nigerian Air Force commences night flying training exercise in the state from Monday night.

Mr. Steve Ayorinde, the State’s Commissioner for Information and Strategy, said the exercise is to commence on Monday April 18 to end on April 23 and it would between 7.pm and 11.pm daily.

He stated that the exercise would involve the usage of the C-130 Hercules Aircraft by the Nigerian Air Force and the 201 Heavy Airlift Group.

Ayorinde further stated that the C-130 Hercules Air craft would fly very low in some locations across the state, even as he urged residents not panic as all precautionary and safety measures had been put in place.

He further told the residents to go about their normal duties, as the exercise would be conducted with a very insignificant discomfort.

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“The only unusualness of the exercise is the low flying nature of the air craft and the increase in noise level which will be noticed during the six days exercise, only along the training routes,” Ayorinde said.