Emergency landing: Air Peace Commends Crew Over Professionalism

Posted by Sade Williams

Nigeria’s major carrier, Air Peace has commended Captain Ajibola and her crew for handling a situation in Lagos this morning.

 

The airline explained that Caption Simisola Ajibola noticed sudden weather changes when approaching Lagos and demanded to land on the International runway as it is longer and wider than the domestic runway. After landing safely and rolling to the runway exit, the nose gear developed a problem and partial collapsed. The crew notified the airport authorities who quickly ensured the safe disembarkation of the passengers via the passenger door.

 

“We are committed to the safety of our passengers at all time. We will continue to operate in line with international practices and in accordance with regulatory guidelines. We are being assisted by the various authorities to determine to cause of the incident”, Oluwatoyin Olajide, Chief Operating Officer of the airline said in a statement.

 

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