A major air disaster was averted on Tuesday at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos State, as flight B737 aircraft belonging to Air Peace Airlines lost one of its front tyres.
The plane which had a female pilot took off from Port Harcourt, Rivers State, crashed-landed as the female pilot tried to control the situation.
No casualty was recorded as emergency personnel were on ground to rescue passengers and have the situation under control.
The management of Air peace is yet to give details on the situation but an Instagram user realjohn_owen posted the video the incident online.
See more photos and video of the averted plane crash, below:
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Today… Was a confirmation of His annointing upon my life. For the 2nd time this year, I had near death experience. First na Okada, now na Plane… ✈️✈️✈️🙏🙏🙏🙏 . As we arrived Lagos on @flyairpeace , the pilot (she was a woman, I was so proud) announced that we will be landing at international tarmac because of visibility issues. The sleep wey bin dey my eyes, auto cleared.😕😕😕😑😑😑 . . Some minutes later, seems the plane started nose diving on a fast track. And she in her expertise applied control. Then… Next… It picked up a speed and bang!!! bang!!!!!!✈️✈️😖😖😖 . . . . We dropped from the sky to the hard ground. And the ceiling of the plan dropped. Children crying. People screaming Blood of Jesus! Some screaming my Mummy. It was hard! My life flashed before me….😖🙏🙏🙏🙏🙏 . . Then the pilot informed that she can’t estimate the damage, however, that the plane lost its both tyres. That she had signaled for an evacuation. She kept working hard, though unsuccessfully, to calm agitated😑 . . . They said they are awaiting tow truck to tow us from international tarmac to local 😳😳😳😳😳😳. . . I got my bag, had my inhaler handy… And we awaited emergency rescue. . . TheY came 52 MINUTES Later!😳😳😠🥶🥵 (Nigeria’s emergency response time)… We for don burn finish if not for God! . . . . Praise God for Us… He averted what could have been a tragic plane crash. @bellanaijaonline @olorisupergal @channelstelevision @lindaikejiblogofficial @hustlersquare #testimony #plane #thankful #grace #daughterofgrace #medic #ariellafitness
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