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FAAN suspends staff over Max Air incident at Lagos Airport

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The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has suspended one of its airfield Officers  over an incident at the Lagos airport today.

The officer according to the spokesperson of FAAN, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu was on duty following an averted near incident involving a Max Air aircraft from Abuja, which landed on Runway 18L, and a maintenance vehicle belonging to the Civil Department of the Authority.

She said, the Authority has commenced full scale investigation into the incident, with a view to preventing future recurrence.

This is the second time this month Max Air is recording an incident.

The first one was on the 11th December, 2021 at the Benin airport when a taxing Max Air aircraft 5N-ADB rammed its right wing onto an Air Peace aircraft 5N-BUQ boarding Abuja bound passengers.

The hit damaged the left elevator of the aircraft thereby rendering the aircraft grounded and unserviceable.

passengers onboard the Air peace were disembarked and moved into another aircraft deployed to operate the flight.

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