Monday , 2 October 2023
Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB)

NSIB commences probe into UNA’s runway excursion

Following yesterday’s serious incident involving an Embraer ERJ145, the Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau ( NSIB)  says it has been notified and commenced investigation into the incident .

The Embraer ERJ145 with Nationality and Registration Marks 5N-BWY belonging to United Nigeria Airlines, occurred around 06:33pm (Local Time) on 8th September, 2023.

The aircraft, with 51 passengers and 4 crew members onboard was en-route Lagos from Owerri landed on Runway 18L of the Murtala Muhammed Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, and skidded off the runway.

There was no injury or fatality. 

“The NSIB, hereby, solicits information from the general public in the form of pictures, video or recording evidence to assist in conducting a comprehensive investigation.” The statement mentioned.

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