37 Passengers, Crew Members Survive Overland Fire

No fewer than 37 persons, including four-member flight crew of Overland Airways survived, as the company’s aircraft with registration number 5N-BRQ engine caught fire mid-air.

The ATR 42 aircraft, en-route Ilorin-Lagos, landed successfully on the Runway 18R of the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, MMIA, Lagos, on Wednesday evening.

Following the Pilot-in-Command of the aircraft’s report on the incident, the Lagos airport control tower consequently put the airport emergency response team, including the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN’s fire services department, on notice, following the Mayday.

Source:barristerng.com

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