Saturday, 29 September 2012

Panic as Qatar Airways plane makes emergency landing in Lagos

 There was panic on Saturday afternoon as a Qatar Airways plane inbound Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos from Doha made an emergency landing.
Reports said the plane lost a tyre midair while its landing gear also developed a fault.
Aviation and National Emergency Management Agency officials swiftly rushed to the runway of the airport to handle any emergency.
The plane eventually landed at the airport and after some anxious moments, came to a halt.
The pilot of the Airbus A330-200 plane had sent a distress call to air traffic controllers on duty at Lagos airport, telling them that one his tyres was having low pressure.
 The aircraft carrying 248 passengers touched down on runway 18R of the airport at about 1:15pm and one of the tyres tore opened.

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