AF has cancelled the daily B772 flight CDG-Abidjan (ABJ), the plane returned yesterday to CDG after 20 minutes.
Any news about the AF crew who is in still in Abidjan for the night stop ?
Air Ivoire (VU), A321 flight ORY-MRS-ABJ has been rerouted to Lome (LFW), in Togo. What about other VU's F28 in Abidjan?
French Army destroyed the entire Ivory Coast air force — two Russian-made Sukhoi 25 jets and five helicopter gunships Mi24.
France scrambled three Mirage fighter jets to West Africa and ordered about 300 troops to ready for deployment in Ivory Coast.
In Abidjan, French troops fired in the air and shot tear gas to hold back massive mobs trying to overrun the main French military base near Abidjan Airport.
French and Ivory Coast troops traded gunfire on the tarmac of the international airport, as Ivory Coast troops tried to destroy French aircraft there in retaliation (a Transall). An airplane was lightly damaged before negotiations ended the clash.
Do you know if the airport is still closed?