BREAKING: Xejet aircraft skids off runway at Lagos airport, rams into grass

On Saturday, a Xejet Airlines aircraft went off the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA) runway in Lagos while landing.

Findings indicate that the aircraft skidded off runway18L into the grass.

The aircraft with call sign 5NBZZ and type E145 departed Abuja airport at 11.29am on Saturday but on landing at MMA, Lagos, skidded off the runway.

Fire and Rescue were on ground to help in evacuation of the passengers.

The Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB), in a statement confirmed the incident.

According to the Bureau, “NSIB confirms that an aircraft belonging to Xejet airlines skidded off the runway at the domestic wing of Murtala Muhammed Airport this morning. A go team has been deployed to the site of the incident.” (BusinessDay, but headline rejigged)

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