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Dana airplane with 100 passengers, makes emergency landing in Abuja

A Dana Air Boeing 737 aircraft with registration number: 5N DNA has made an emergency landing on approaching an international airport in Abuja, following an issue with one of its engines, Tuesday afternoon.

The airline gave an update on the incident via its Twitter handle.

In a statement on Tuesday, it said the incident happened at about 2:52 pm, adding that the passengers were safe.

“Our Abuja-bound Boeing 737 aircraft with registration number (5N DNA) embarked on an emergency landing today, July 19, 2022, due to an indication on one of its engines.

“The pilot in command briefed the passengers on the incident and landed the aircraft safely at the Abuja International Airport at about 2:52 pm.

“All 100 passengers disembarked safely and the aircraft has been grounded for immediate attention by our team of engineers.

“The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has also been briefed on the incident.

“We sincerely apologise to all our passengers onboard the flight and reassure our customers that Dana air will continue to maintain its high safety standards,” the statement read.

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