- Contrary to viral reports, there was no lane crash in Lagos State, more specifically at Ikeja Airport on Tuesday May 24th
- The was the rebuttal of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN), which called the report false
- FAAN stating that the plane was only brought to its final destination by someone who just bought it
Lagos – The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has responded to a viral report about responded to a plane crash at Ikeja Airport on Tuesday, May 25.
The agency refuted the claim in a tweet on Tuesday, saying it was fake news that was being ignored should.
< p class="align-left">She explained that the aircraft in question was moved to its final location after being transferred from the previous owner to a K buyer.
“The Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria would l I would like to inform the general public that the news circulating on social media about an alleged crash at Ikeja Airport.
“The plane was sold by the owner to a buyer who took it to its final destination.”
Tragedy when an Arik- Air flight from Lagos landed in Asaba
Meanwhile, on Wednesday, an Arik Air plane was en route from Lagos to Asaba, January 12, crash-landed somewhere near the Capital of Delta State.
The ill-fated plane was boarded by no fewer than 25 passengers at Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos on Wednesday evening.
One of Nollywood’s actresses, Uche Elendu, confirmed the incident and revealed that she was one of those who escaped death on the flight.
Elendu said the plane crashed just 10 minutes from Asaba Airport when the landing gear failed.< /p>
Bad weather: Dana plane to Lagos makes emergency landing
In another message, a Dana Air plane that flew on Wednesday February 23 flying to Lagos, allegedly suffered a mid-air error and was forced to make an emergency landing in Abuja.
Although said error was not detected at the time of the incident, the Pilot informed the passengers during the flight that the plane could not reach its destination.
After the emergency landing, the pilot said he made the decision for safety reasons.