Facts just emerged on how an aircraft belonging to the Kaduna-based Dornier AIEP Airline skidded off the runway at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Sunday evening.
Though information received about the incident was scanty as of the time of this report, the Accident Investigation Bureau (AIB) investigators have already commenced investigation into the incident.
Confirming the incident to Tribune Online, the spokesperson for AIB said accident investigators from the Bureau had visited the scene of the accident.
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