Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) has introduced that it has commenced investigation into the incident involving Air Peace Boeing 737-300 plane with registration quantity, 5N-BUQ, which had a tyre puncture after touchdown at Runway 18R and taxing to vacation spot on March 8, 2021.
The plane with 127 passengers and 6 crew members, landed with out causalities and taxied to the home terminal of the Murtala Muhammed Worldwide Airport (MMIA), often called Normal Aviation Terminal (GAT).
An announcement from the investigators stated AIB Nigeria has been notified and has commenced investigation into the incident involving a Boeing 737-300 with nationality and registration marks 5N-BUQ operated by Air Peace Airline, which occurred round 9:31pm (native time) on March 8, 2021.
“The plane, with 127 passengers and 6 crew members on-board was en-route Lagos from Abuja. Because the investigating company, AIB wants and hereby solicits in your help. We wish the general public to know that we’d be amenable to receiving any video clip, related proof, or info any members of the general public might have of the accident; that may help us with this investigation,” the Bureau stated.
Spokesman of Air Peace, Mr. Stanley Oliseh defined in a press release that the plane safely landed on the worldwide wing of the airport and whereas taxing to the home wing, had a tyre puncture brought on by what’s but to be ascertained.
“The incident, which occurred at about 12 minutes of taxing and really near the home wing, was duly reported to the authorities. Passengers disembarked seamlessly and the incident is presently being investigated as statutorily required,” the airline stated.
The assertion additionally stated the airline took exception to earlier studies implying that the plane had a tyre burst on touchdown, “as that is conveying a flawed impression in regards to the airline to the flying public. If the tyre had burst on touchdown, the plane wouldn’t have moved two kilometres from the worldwide wing to the home wing.”