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Nigeria airport authority update on Air Peace Emergency Landing

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has confirmed that an AIR PEACE airline made an emergency landing in Lagos At about 1128hours on Tuesday.

A statement by General Manager FAAN Corporate Affairs Henrietta Yakubu say the pilot while preparing to land in Lagos from Port Harcourt perceived it might encounter difficulties landing on the 18L runway due to sudden change in weather.

The pilot therefore requested to land on 18R and the request was granted.

However, in the process of landing, the airplane nose gear developed some problem and partially collapsed.

FAAN was immediately notified and our officials swiftly ensured safe disembarkation of the passengers and crew via the passenger door.

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