NEWS OF PLANE CRASH UNTRUE… AIB

24/07/21

DANIELS G.O

PRESS RELEASE

The Accident investigation Bureau AIB says contrary to reports of a plane crash in Ilorin, there was nothing of such

The AIB in a release by its general manager public affairs Tunji Oketunbi noted that the B737-500, had a burst tyre on landing roll.

The AIB confirmed that an incident involving Airpeace B737 -500 occurred on Friday in Ilorin at about 10.30am.

AIB noted that safety investigators did an evaluation of the occurrence and decided not to investigate.

The aircraft according to AIB has been released to Air peace. The delay in opening the airport is down to the recovery of the aircraft from the Runway by Federal airports authority of Nigeria FAAN and Air peace

The agency charged media practitioners to verify every information before going to press.

Meanwhile director general of Nigeria civil aviation authority NCAA has cautioned against sensitisation as it will damage the reputation of the industry

The aircraft had 66 passengers on board and 6 crew.

The Management of Air peace airlines has also debunked the reports of a crash involving their aircraft.

Air peace say the report are misrepresented and exaggerated, as the aircraft had a minimal tyre burst while taxing after safely landing.

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