BREAKING: Dana Air Grounds Aircraft After Skidding Of Runway

The management of Dana Airlines has grounded its aircraft, with registration number 5N BKI, after skidding off the runway at the domestic wing of Murtala Mohammed International Airport (MMIA) in Lagos, on Tuesday morning.

Arabella Star Magazine gathered that the aircraft skidded off due to the wet surface of the runway caused by the early morning downpour in Lagos.

It was further gathered that the aircraft flew into Lagos from Abuja with 83 passengers and flight crew members on board.

Also, the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB) has deployed investigators to the site of the incident.

However, in a press statement by the head, Corporate Communications, Dana Air, Kingsley Ezenwa, he said all 83 passengers and crew on board the flight disembarked safely without injuries as the crew handled the situation with utmost professionalism.

According to him, the incident has been reported to necessary safety agencies and the aircraft involved has been grounded by the airlines’ maintenance team for further investigation.

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