FAAN Closes Runway at MMA Lagos Airport Temporarily


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The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced the temporary closure of Runway 18R/36L at the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos, following a landing incident involving a Boeing 737 Azman Air aircraft.

FAAN said the aircraft with registration 5N SYS, and flight number ZQ2325 Tuesday  had a tyre burst after landing on the runway.

A statement by the airport Authority stated that all passengers and crew on board the aircraft were “safely evacuated at 1908 hours, and officials of FAAN Air Rescue and Fire Fighting Services, Accident Investigation Bureau, AIB and NAHCO are already working to ensure the aircraft is towed out of the runway, so as to restore normalcy.”

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