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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.

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 door of our aircraft are plug-type backed by pressure, which ordinarily cannot fall off without tampering or a conscious effort to open by a crew member or passenger.”

Turkish Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Istanbul

Turkish Airlines flight TK-623 had to return and make an emergency landing in Istanbul, Turkey, on May 15th.

The Boeing 737-900 plane took off for Abuja, Nigeria, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew failed to retract landing gear.

The plane landed safely. All passengers and crew members remained unharmed.

Arik Air Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Nigeria

arik airArik 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; all of them remained safe.

MedView Airlines Lagos-Abuja Flight Makes Emergency Landing

A local MedView Airlines flight in Nigeria, set from Lagos to the capital city Abuja, had to return and make an emergency landing immediately after take off.1

Initial reports reveal that Genga Daniel, former Ogun State governor, was also on board.

While the real reason behind emergency landing is still unclear, some passengers reported that just after the take off, the plane’s cabin got filled with smoke.

The passengers were safely evacuated through the emergency exit.

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