Tuesday, January 25, 2022
Home News Mishap Averted as Azman Aircraft Tyre Bursts on Landing

Mishap Averted as Azman Aircraft Tyre Bursts on Landing

- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -
- Advertisement -


At the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos, a mishap was Tuesday evening averted when an Azman Aircraft’s Boeing 737 aircraft tyre bursts on landing.

It was gathered that fire service men of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) were on ground and immediately evacuated the over 100 passengers onboard in case of fire.


The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) temporarily closed the runway.

See also  Dangote’s $2Bn Petrochemical Plant Ready, Soon To Produce 77 Grades Of Chemicals

FAAN spokesperson, Mrs Henrietta Yakubu, said in a statement: “FAAN has announced a temporary closure of Runway 18R/36L at the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos.

“The closure is due to a landing incident involving a Boeing 737 Azman Air aircraft with registration 5N SYS, and flight number ZQ2325. The aircraft had a tyre burst after landing on this runway. All passengers and crew on board the aircraft were safely evacuated at 1908 hours.

See also  Protests Over Plans to Elect Traditional Ruler in Anambra
See also  New PIB Proposes Single Regulator for Midstream, Downstream Oil Sector

“Officials of FAAN Air Rescue and Fire Fighting Services, AIB and NAHCO are already working to ensure the aircraft is towed out of the runway to restore normalcy.”

Besides, it was not clear where the aircraft was coming from, but sources said an Azman aircraft departed the Nnamdi Azikwie International Airport (NAIA), Abuja in the evening of Tuesday.

The runway was reopened early this morning.

See also  Fire Destroys 8 Vehicles, 10 Shops at Bayelsa Mechanic Village

© 2021, Scud News. All rights reserved.

- Advertisement -

Most Popular

Marginal Oilfields: NUPRC Withdraws Offers Over Signature Payment Failure

Mr. Gbenga Komolafe, Chief Executive Officer, NUPRC, made this known in a statement issued on Tuesday in Lagos State.

Police Apprehend Serial Burglar In Oyo, Recover 16 iPhones, Others

The Police Command in Oyo State has arrested a 23-year-old serial burglar in the state and recovered 16 iPhones and two laptops among others.

2023: Tinubu Represents A Cabal, Says Rights Activist, Annkio Briggs

For instance, you have seen the negative responses from the South since certain persons declared their interest; that is the right of the electorate.

NAFDAC Bans Registration Of Alcoholic Drinks In Sachets, Bottles Below 200ml

The National Agency for Food and Drug Administration and Control (NAFDAC) has banned the registration of alcohol in sachets and glass bottles below 200ml.
See also  Why Our Men Fought With NURTW Members at Obalende – RTEAN

© 2020 – 2021, Scud News. All rights reserved.

%d bloggers like this: