AIB begins investigation into Air Peace tyre burst incident at Lagos airport



Posted by Sade Williams 

The Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) Nigeria, said it has been notified of and commenced investigation into a serious incident involving a Boeing 737-300 with Nationality and Registration Marks 5N-BUQ operated by Air Peace Airline, which occurred around 9:31pm (Local Time) on 8th March, 2021.

The aircraft, with 127 passengers and 6 crew members onboard was en-route Lagos from Abuja.

The aircraft, according to AIB,  had a burst tyre on landing on Runway 18R of Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria and taxied to GAT to park.There was no injury or fatality.

“As the investigating agency, AIB needs and hereby solicits for your assistance. We want the public to know that we would be amenable to receiving any video clip, relevant evidence, or information any members of the public may have of the accident; that can assist us with this investigation,” , the AIB said in a statement.

It asked the public to contact its official communication channels: Mobile App: AIB-N
Website:, Twitter: @aibnigeria
Instagram: @AIB_Nigeria, Facebook: AIB Nigeria, Email: and
SMS/WhatsApp: +234807 709 0900, 0807 709 0928 for any information.

It added that the Bureau will soon release the preliminary report or update the public when necessary.

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