FAAN begins investigation into mangled body found on Lagos airport runway



Posted by Sade Williams


The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAN), has begun investigation into the human remains found on Runway 18R/36L on Thursday at the international wing of Lagos airport.

The Authority in a statement signed by Mrs. Faithful Hope-Ivbaze, General manager, public affairs, said a report will be issued accordingly.

Accordingly to the statement, a motorized cleaner, that was cleared to carry out a derruberization and sweeping of the runway discovered the remains at about 0106hours, and escalated the situation to relevant departments.

“As a result, between 0110 and 0343 hours, the runway was temporarily closed to allow for immediate evacuation of the remains.Flight operations resumed at 0343 hours.”, the statement reads.



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