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Bad Weather: Passengers praise Dana Air pilots for safe landing

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Dana Air passengers Wednesday evening September 27,2023 showed encomium on captain Abiodun Lawal and First Officer Toluwase oluwani for wading through the bad weather in Abuja for landing safely after a go- around dye to inclement weather.

The captain of the Dana Air flight 9J355 from Lagos to abuja with over 140 passengers on approach had to initiate a go around which is a safety procedure when the conditions for landing aren’t good enough.

In a trending video, the visibly elated passengers were seen taking pictures with the captain and his first officer, commending them for high safety consciousness and for reassuring the passengers constantly through the duration of of the go- around.

According Captain Abiodun Lawal upon approaching the Abuja runway, the visibility was poor due bad weather and We had to initiate a go-around.

“A go- around is a fundamental safety procedure in ensuring that the conditions on the runway, approach and aircraft are conductive for landing”.

He added, “At Dana Air, it is our commitment to fly our guests safely and comfortably and  the safety of our passengers and crew will continue to be a top priority for us and we will continue to fly in accordance with global safety standards.”

It will be recalled that Dana Air recently recruited and trained over 20 Nigerian pilots reassuring the flying public of it’s high safety standards, commitment to human capacity development and growth of the industry.

The airline operates a mixed fleet of 7 Boeing aircraft with daily flights to major cities in Nigeria.


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