Overland Suffers Smoke

Saturday, February 8, 2014
By George Hatcher


On Feb 8, 2013, an Overland Airways ATR-72 flight OJ1175 from Abuja to Ibadan, Nigeria, suffered engine issues with smoke pouring from one engine. Passengers saw the smoke which started a panic, and they evacuated through the emergency exit.

There were no injuries reported.

The passengers remained in Abuja awaiting a replacement plane.

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) is investigating.

This picture displays why the passengers were panicked. Words alone don’t do it justice, do they?

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