FAAN Restates Commitment To Air Safety As  Investigation Into Royal Air Maroc Incident Begins

Yemisi Izuora

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria, FAAN, has restated its commitment to ensure safety of air passengers in the country.

The assurance is coming as appropriate aviation agencies launched investigations into an incident involving Royal Air Maroc flight with registration number CN – ROR.

The aircraft reportedly landed at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport at about 0404hours today October 11, 2019 with it’s baggage cabin door opened.

Confirming the incident, Aviation Security officials that escorted the aircraft upon landing noted that although all necessary security landing procedures were observed as the aircraft was landing and their was no invader around the aircraft, they suspected the opening must have been as a result of force landing.

Further investigation revealed  that all passengers on the flight got their luggage intact, except for a certain Tazi Larbi, whose luggage with tag number 829116 did not come on the flight because it was left in Morocco

Appropriate agencies have however commenced investigation into the incident to ascertain the cause.

The aircraft pushed back at about 0530 hours and was airborne to Morrocco at 0540 hours.

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