On 14th November 2023, flight FVJ0226, a Bombardier CRJ900 aircraft with nationality and registration marks 5N-BXR, owned and operated by Flyforvalue Aviation Limited was operating a scheduled flight from Murtala Muhammed Airport, Lagos (DNMM) to Port Harcourt Intl. Airport, Rivers state (DNPO) on an Instrument Flight Rules (IFR) flight plan. On board were 68 persons inclusive of 5 crew; two cockpit, and three cabin crew with fuel endurance of 2 hours and 15 minutes.
While on ground Lagos, the flight crew received weather information for Port Harcourt reporting Visibility 1500 m, reducing to 600 m in thunderstorm and rain. The decision was made to wait on ground Lagos with passengers onboard until conditions became more suitable.