Max Air Crash Lands In Abuja Airport

Max Air Crash Lands In Abuja Airport

A Max Air flight carrying 143 passengers from Yola, Adamawa State, crashed-landed at Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport in Abuja.

The management of Max Air confirmed the occurrence in a statement, saying the mishap occurred when the aircraft sustained two tyre explosions on landing in Abuja.

“On May 7th, 2023, a Max Air flight with 143 passengers and 01 infant on board, departing from Yola at around 14:05 and was scheduled to arrive in Abuja at 15:00.

“However, the aircraft experienced two tire bursts on landing in Abuja, and the emergency response team quickly responded at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport,” it said.

“We are pleased to report that all passengers and crew on board the aircraft are safe and sound. The airline has taken all necessary steps to ensure that the passengers are comfortable and are being taken care of during this time,” the statement added.

“They have been conveyed to the arrival terminal with their luggage and belongings.

“The aircraft tires are being replaced and the aircraft will taxi to the ramp for further investigations before being released for future flights,” Max Air said.

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