Monday, 27 February 2017

105 Passengers Escape Death As Air Peace Tyre Bursts

105 Passengers who boarded an Air Peace
aircraft, escaped death Monday as the tyre of
the aircraft, a Boeing 737 exploded at the
Murtala Muhammed International Airport,

The tyre incident which occurred around 11 am
On Monday forced the pilot to abort the flight,
the passengers who were travelling from Lagos
to Abuja were transferred to another aircraft.

When contacted, the General Manager, Public
Relations, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Mr
Sam Adurogboye, said he was yet to confirm if
the incident had been filed with the regulatory

However, the spokesman of the airline who
released a press statement to newsmen
disclosed that apart from the tyre burst, no
serious damage was done to the aircraft.
Below is what Mr Christian Iwarah said
concerning the incident;
'The incident happened around 11 am as the
aircraft was about to take off. The pilot
immediately turned around and the passengers
were disembarked.
'Another aircraft was provided for them and I
can confirm to you that they arrived in Abuja

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