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Max Air aircraft suffers tyre burst on landing at NAIA Abuja


An aircraft a Boeing 737 belonging to Max Air this afternoon from Yola to Abuja had two burst tyre on landing.

Confirming the incident, the airline says in its twitter page that, the flight with 143 passengers and an infant on board
departed Yola at around 14:05 and scheduled to arrive in Abuja at 15:00.

“However, the aircraft experienced two tyre bursts on landing in Abuja, and the emergency response team quickly responded at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.

According to the airline, all passengers and crew on board the aircraft are safe and sound and has taken all necessary steps to ensure that the passengers are comfortable and are being taken care of during this time.

“They have been conveyed to the arrival terminal with their luggage and belongings. The aircraft tyres are being replaced and the aircraft will taxi to the ramp for further investigations before being released for future flight”.

The airline assured that, “Max Air is committed to providing safe and reliable air travel to all its passengers. We thank all the passengers for their patience and understanding of what transpired”.

“Max air will continue to provide updates on the situation as more information become available”.

“The airline would like to extend its appreciation to the airport authorities, emergency services, and all relevant agencies who responded promptly and professionally to ensure the safety of all passengers and crew on board.


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