Lagos Airport: Commotion as man tries to enter Azman aircraft taxing for take off

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There was Commotion on the runway of the Lagos Airport this morning as a man was seen trying to climb into an Azman aircraft waiting for clearance to take off.

Passengers insider the aircraft heading to Port-Harcourt were scared as the man climbed on the engine of the aircraft moving to and fro.

Report has it that there was confusion for over 30 minutes before the intruder whose identify is yet to be known was whisked away by security officials.

Confirming the incident, spokesperson for the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria FAAN Mrs Henrietta Yakubu in a statement said, “at about 1009 hours, aviation security officials of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria arrested an intruder who was sighted trying to climb into an Azman aircraft waiting for clearance from Air Traffic Controllers.

“The pilot of the Azman aircraft with registration number 5N-HAI departing Lagos to Port Harcourt reported the incident and Avsec officials swiftly responded. The man has been apprehended and is now in Avsec’s custody”.

She added that the aircraft taxied back to the apron for a thourough check and has departed for Port Harcourt afterwards.

The Authority is already investigating the incident.

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