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The Nigerian Safety investigation Bureau, NSIB says it has commenced investigation into the max air aircraft incident which crash landed on Sunday after its Tyre reportedly burst.
The spokesperson for the bureau, Tunji Oketumbi said staff are gathering information and evidence to provide a report and recommendations into the matter that will avoid recurrence.
Oketumbi noted that in the incoming days, NSIB, Nigeria air safety management agency, NAMA and federal airport Authority of Nigerian, FAAN will announce the outcome of its findings as soon as the investigation is completed.
For max air management, the aircraft has now been grounded for further repairs and replacement of damaged parts as it awaits the report of the investigative bureau before taking the next step.
Also speaking on the issue, the Chief executive officer of United Nigetia airline, Obiora Okonkwo urged the federal govt to speed up the work processing of the abuja airport 2nd runway to avoid shutting down of flights operations when there are air incidents.
A total of 144 Passengers and cabin crew on Sunday had escaped death when a Max Air aircraft crash-landed at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, NAIA in Abuja, after its tyre reportedly burst.