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NCAA denies reports of Air Peace plane crash

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By Yunus Yusuf

The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) has dismissed any reported air crashes involving Air Peace or any other airline in the country.

Mr. Sam Adurogboye, general manager of public relations of the NCAA, made the clarification indicated in a statement, Saturday in Lagos.

Adurogboye said the authority’s attention was drawn to a sensational report that a plane belonging to Air Peace B737-500, registration 5N-BQR, was involved in a plane crash in Ilorin on July 23. .

“In fact, said plane, which took off from Abuja successfully, landed in Ilorin. He only experienced one tire blowout during the taxation.

“Meanwhile, the 66 passengers and six crew members on board disembarked without any problems on the same day.

“The Authority wishes to urge the traveling public to ignore these false and reckless presentations,” he said.

Adurogboye urged the media to team up, instill professionalism and avoid publishing fake news that could damage flourishing reputations.

He said the NCAA is committed to ensuring safe and secure air travel in Nigeria and will stop at nothing to ensure its more than eight-year record of zero accidents and fatalities, in regular flight operations, is met. continues. (NAA)

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