Nigerian govt closes Lagos airport after 'landing incident'
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Nigeria, Feb. 17 -- The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has announced a temporary closure of the Murtala Mohammed Airport, Lagos, runway, after a landing incident.
FAAN's general manager, corporate affairs, Henrietta Yakubu, disclosed this in a statement on Tuesday.
According to the statement, the closure was due to a landing incident involving a Boeing 737 Azman Air aircraft with registration 5N SYS, and flight number ZQ2325.
The aircraft had a tyre burst after landing, the statement said.
It said all passengers and crew on board the aircraft were safely evacuated at 7:08 PM.
The statement also said that officials of FAAN Aerodrome Rescue and Fire Fighting Services, AIB and NAHCO were already working to ensure the aircr...
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