Men of the Airport Police Command have evacuated the remains of a suspected stowaway discovered in the undercarriage compartment of an Arik Air aircraft – Airbus A 345, Reg CS-TFX at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on March 14, 2015.
The corpse, whose identity is yet to be ascertained, has been deposited at an undisclosed mortuary, following due diligence by the relevant Aviation and Security agencies.
The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is currently reviewing footages of the CCTV system and airside security operations with a view to identifying the gaps and personnel failure, if any, in order to take remedial actions.
The Authority had intensified efforts at improving security and safety at both land and airside through the installation of high tech screening machines, CCTV surveillance cameras and patrol teams.
The Authority is assuring all travelling passengers of safety of lives and property throughout the nation’s airport.
Recall that a teenager Samuel Ogundeyi, suspected to be a stowaway was arrested after discovered in the wheel well compartment of an aircraft operated by Tag Aviation some weeks ago.