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Dana Air Plane Overruns Runway at Port Harcourt International Airport

Thursday, February 22, 2018
By George Hatcher
Dana Air Plane Overruns Runway at Port Harcourt International Airport

A Dana Air plane overran the end of the runway during landing at Port Harcourt International Airport, Nigeria, on February 20th. The incident happened when the plane was coming from Abuja, Nigeria. The plane came to stop on soft ground. All forty-four passengers and six crew members remained uninjured. Download article as PDF »

Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nigeria

Friday, February 16, 2018
By George Hatcher
Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nigeria

Delta Airlines flight DL-55 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria, on February 13th. The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Atlanta, Georgia, but had to turn back after the crew received an engine fire indication. The plane was evacuated upon landing. Five people sustained minor injuries during evacuation. Download... »

Dana Air Plane Door Falls Off at Abuja Airport

Friday, February 9, 2018
By George Hatcher
Dana Air Plane Door Falls Off at Abuja Airport

A Dana Air plane’s emergency exit door fell off shortly after landing at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja, Nigeria, on February 7th. The incident happened when the flight coming from Lagos, Nigeria, was taxiing on the runway. One passenger fell out of the plane. The airline said in a statement, “The emergency exit... »

Dana Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lagos

Sunday, April 23, 2017
By George Hatcher
Dana Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lagos

Dana Air flight 9J-343 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria, on April 21st. The plane took off for Port Harcourt, Nigeria, but had to return shortly afterwards due to a bird strike. The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained safe. Download article as PDF »

Aero Contractors Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Lagos

Friday, April 21, 2017
By George Hatcher
Aero Contractors Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Lagos

Aero Contractors flight NG-316 had to make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria, on April 18th. The plane flying from Port Harcourt, Nigeria, declared an emergency after smoke was noticed in the cabin. The plane continued for a safe landing. There were 52 people aboard at the time; all of them remained unharmed. Nigeria’s... »

Military Chopper Crashes in Nigeria

Friday, November 25, 2016
By George Hatcher

A military helicopter crashed in Makurdi, Benue State, Nigeria, on November 24. According to sources, the Augusta AW101 Chopper had landed but it suddenly moved up again and tumbled. There was only one person aboard, who sustained minor scratches. The incident remains under investigation. Download article as PDF »

Arik Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lagos

Tuesday, November 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
Arik Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Lagos

Arik Air flight W3-662 had to return and make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria, on November 11th. The Boeing 737-700 plane took off for Jos, Nigeria, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew needed to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed uneventfully. All passengers and crew members remained... »

Emirates Flight EK 262 Made an Emergency Landing in Lagos

Sunday, May 29, 2016
By George Hatcher
Emirates Flight EK 262 Made an Emergency Landing in Lagos

Emirates flight EK 262 had to make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria, on May 28th. The plane, heading from Sao Paulo, Brazil, to Dubai, United Arab Emirates, was diverted after the health condition of a passenger, who had ingested cocaine, started deteriorating. According to Mr. Ahmadu Garba, the NDLEA commander at the Murtala... »

Arik Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nigeria

Tuesday, May 17, 2016
By George Hatcher
Arik Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nigeria

Arik Air flight W3-433 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Benin City, Nigeria, on May 12th. The plane, heading from Warri to Abuja, Nigeria, was diverted after the crew reported they had to shut down one of the engines. The plane landed uneventfully. There were 42 people aboard at the time;... »

Air Peace Plane Returns and Makes Emergency Landing in Nigeria

Tuesday, March 15, 2016
By George Hatcher
Air Peace Plane Returns and Makes Emergency Landing in Nigeria

Air Peace flight 4P-7191 had to return and make an emergency landing at Port Harcourt International Airport, Port Harcourt, Rivers, Nigeria, on March 12. The Boeing 737-500, heading from Port Harcourt to Lagos, Nigeria, had just climbed out of the runway when the crew received a smoke detector indication, prompting the crew to return.... »

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