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AIB commences investigation into Air Peace tyre burst incident

ACCIDENT Investigation Bureau, Nigeria (AIB) has commenced investigation into the serious incident involving an Air Peace Boeing 737-300 aircraft which had a burst tyre on landing at Runway 18R on March 8, 2021 the aircraft with 127 passengers and six crew enroutre Lagos landed without causalities.

A statement from the Investigators read,” Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria has been notified and commenced investigation into a serious incident involving a Boeing 737-300 with Nationality and Registration Marks 5N-BUQ operated by Air Peace Airline, which occurred around 9:31pm (Local Time) on 8th March, 2021.

“The aircraft, with 127 passengers and 6 crew members onboard was en-route Lagos from Abuja. The aircraft had a burst tyre on landing on Runway 18R of Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria and taxied to GAT to park.

There was no injury or fatality.

“As the investigating agency, AIB needs and hereby solicits for your assistance. We want the public to know that we would be amenable to receiving any video clip, relevant evidence, or information any members of the public may have of the accident; that can assist us with this investigation.

 

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