Covid-19: Air force maritime patrol plane grounded at RAS plant in Germany

The NAF ATR 42-500 MP reconnaissance aircraft immobilized in Germany at RAS.
The NAF ATR 42-500 MP reconnaissance aircraft immobilized in Germany at RAS. © Jürgen Coenen/Planespotters.net
Rheinland Air Service (RAS) has completed maintenance work on one of the Nigerian Air Force's two ATR 42-500 MP surveillance aircraft. The aircraft has been prevented from leaving Germany by the Covid-19 epidemic, just as the NAF needs to intensify maritime surveillance operations and the fight againt Boko Haram. [...] (293 words)
Issue dated 18/05/2020 Reading time 2 minutes
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