A United Nigeria Airlines ERJ 145 Embraer aircraft 5N-BWW with 50 passengers on board, flying in from the airport in Abakaliki, Ebonyi state has skidded off runway 18L at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos.
The aircraft landed safely but was forced to terminate its movement to the apron off the runway meanwhile, all passengers disembarked safely and were transported to the arrival hall alongside their luggage.
Officials of the Federal Airport Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) are at the scene of the incident and alongside UNA engineers are working to move the aircraft to the hangar. NCAA and AIB have also been duly noticed and are on the scene. United Nigeria is collaborating fully with the authorities.
United Nigeria in a statement signed by Head, Corporate Communications , Achilleus-Chud Uchegbu reassured the public that it maintains strictest safety standards in its operations and shall continue to prioritize passenger safety at all times.