A Dana Air Boeing 737 aircraft with registration number (5N DNA) on Tuesday made an emergency landing after one of its engines developed a fault mid-air.
The airline confirmed the incident in a statement that the incident took place at about 2:52 pm.
The airline stated that all 100 passengers were unhurt and disembarked safely at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport.
Part of the statement read: “Our Abuja-bound Boeing 737 aircraft with registration number (5N DNA) embarked on an emergency landing today, 19th July 2022, due to an indication on one of its engines,” the statement said.
“The pilot in command briefed the passengers on the incident and landed the aircraft safely at the Abuja Airport.”
The airline added that the aircraft has been grounded for immediate attention by the team of engineers and the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has been briefed on the incident.