A Dana air aircraft on the way Port Harcourt on Friday morning, made an ‘air return’, a few minutes after take-off from the Murtala Muhammed Airport II, Lagos.
The News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) reports that the air craft, with enrollment number 5N-SRI returned subsequent to crashing into a feathered creature mid-air.
Mr Kingsley Ezenwa, Communications Manager of the carrier, affirmed the episode in an announcement.
Ezenwa said the skipper took an expert choice by coming back to the Lagos airplane terminal.
“A feathered creature strike is an impact between a fowl and a flying machine that is airborne and according to standard wellbeing system which is the sign of our operation, our pilot came back to base.
“Our visitors have however been put on another air ship to guarantee that their schedule is not so much disturbed.
“The flying machine is right now being assessed by our specialists to decide the impact of the flying creature strike on its influenced motor,” he said.
The administrator additionally guaranteed Dana Air’s clients that the aircraft would keep on giving need to their security and solace.
The General Manager, Public Relations, Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA), Mr Sam Adurogboye, revealed to NAN that the air return was a careful step to keep any untoward event.
Adurogboye said the pilot acted by Standard and Recommended Practices (SARPs), all things considered the rates ought not be sensationalized.
“The pilot made the best decision by coming back to base.
“The air ship had officially lost one motor thus of the fledgling strike and the standard practice is that the pilot ought to arrive at the closest airplane terminal.
“Once such episode happens, it is obligatory for the aircraft to make an answer to the NCAA,” he told NAN.
Adurogboye likewise repeated NCAA’s dedication to the wellbeing and security of Nigeria’s flight segment.
NAN reports this is the third episode recorded by the Nigerian flying part over the most recent 72 hours.
An Aero Contractors flight NG316 on the way Lagos, from Port Harcourt, was on Tuesday overwhelmed in smoke around 20 minutes after take-off, bringing on frenzy among the travelers.
So also, two airplane having a place with Air Peace were on Thursday required in a ground crash at the General Aviation Terminal of the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos.