Tragedy Averted As Air Peace Loses Tyre While Landing In Lagos Airport

Passengers onboard an Air Peace flight on Tuesday were thrown into panic after the aircraft lost one of its tyres while landing at Murtala Muhammed International airport in Lagos.

The aircraft was said to be returning from a country in West Africa.

A passenger onboard had shared a video his social media, saying: “The plane crashed-landed, even the front tyre burst away. If not for the pilot, maybe the plane would have crashed. Thanks to her professional way of handling the situation.”

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The incident was confirmed by Henrietta Yakubu, spokeswoman of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).

According to her, the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) would soon issue a statement on the development.

“An Air Peace flight lost a tire while landing in Lagos, no life was lost. The Bureau investigators are on the way to the site, ” she said.



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