AIB begins investigation into DANA Air incident

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Posted on February 22, 2018

The Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB has commenced investigation into the Dana Air incident at the Port- Harcourt Airport on Tuesday February 20.

The spokesman of AIB, Tunji Oketumbi said a team from the Commission led by the director of operations of AIB, Capt, Dayyabu Danraka is already on ground in port Harcourt for the investigation into the incident.

The team is expected to unravel the remote and immediate cause of the incident and make recommendations to forestall future occurrence.

The commencement of the investigation followed the official report of the incident by the Airline to AIB.

The Dana incidence is coming barely a week after Delta Airline also had serious incident and had to make an air return to the Murtala Muhammed Airport for an emergency landing.

It will be recalled that a Dana aircraft with registration number 9J0363, flying from Abuja to Port Harcourt airport skidded off the runway at the Port Harcourt International Airport Tuesday February 20 2018.

The airline attributed the incident to bad weather situation and torrential rain at the time of landing.

Meanwhile no casualty was recorded as all passengers and crew disembarked safely.


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