By Umar Audu
Dana Air has confirmed an emergency landing by one of its Boeing 737 aircraft with registration number, 5N DNA, at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, due to an issue with one of its engines.
While confirming the incident in a statement on Tuesday, the airline said that all the 100 passengers onboard disembarked safely.
It added that the NCAA had been briefed on the incident while the aircraft has been grounded.
The statement read: “Our Abuja-bound Boeing 737 aircraft with registration number (5N DNA) embarked on an emergency landing today, 19th July 2022, due to an indication on one of its engines,”
“The pilot in command briefed the passengers on the incident and landed the aircraft safely at the Abuja International Airport at about 2:52 pm.
“All 100 passengers disembarked safely and the aircraft has been grounded for immediate attention by our team of engineers.
“The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has also been briefed on the incident.
While apologising to the passengers on board, the airline assured that it will always maintain high standards.
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