Medview aircraft develops fault midair, makes emergency landing

News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the aircraft developed a pressurisation problem which affected the cooling system while flying at about 8,000 feet.


A Medview Airline aircraft en route to Abuja was forced to make an emergency landing on Thursday, November 5, a few minutes after take-off from the Murtala Muhammed Airport II, Lagos.

“The pilot must have observed something which necessitated the return. That is the normal precautionary action he is expected to take," a source told NAN, adding that there was no panic as the pilot properly briefed the passengers and landed safely.

Confirming the incident, the Acting General Manager, Public Relations, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority, Mr. Sam Adurogboye, stating that such incidences should not be sensationalised as adding that such incidences should not be sensationalised.

It was gathered that another aircraft was made available immediately and the passengers were flown to their destination.


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