2/16/2018

Delta Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing In Lagos


Delta Airline flight 55 from Lagos to Atlanta,United States had an issue with one of the A330-200’s two engines and returned to Murtala Muhammed  International Airport onTuesday night

The airline said in a statement, “Delta is aware of five customers reporting non-critical injuries as a result of the evacuation.
“Delta teams have provided overnight hotel accommodations to customers and will rebook customers on an alternate Delta aircraft on Wednesday. The safety of Delta’s customers and crew members is always our top priority.”

According to reports five were injured but no life lost.The flight which was said to have initially pushed back at 22:40hrs had air return and emergency landing at 23:16hrs, when the pilot announced the evacuation of all the passengers on board within 90 seconds, after contacting the control tower as the left engine of the aircraft was said to have caught fire mid air in-flight  -Sahara reporters.