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Monday, 22 November 2021

Birds strike Lagos-bound Air Peace flight

By Our Correspondent


Air Peace flight P47159 Owerri to Lagos had a bird strike on Monday, a few minutes after take-off.


Head of Communications, Stanley Olisa confirmed the incident in a statement.


The spokesman disclosed that the parameters of one of the engines was seriously affected.


The pilot diverted to Port-Harcourt, safely landed the aircraft and the passengers disembarked.


“We have dispatched a rescue team and aircraft to airlift the passengers of the affected flight”, Olisa noted.


The statement assured of the airline’s commitment to the highest standards of safety