BREAKING: Air Peace Plane Makes Emergency Landing at Lagos Airport Due To Fire Alarm


Apr 25, 2024

On Thursday, April 25, 2024, an Air Peace plane operating flight P47193 from Port Harcourt to Lagos made an emergency landing at the Murtala Muhammed Airport in Lagos after the pilots received a fire warning indicator in the cockpit. The aircraft, a [insert aircraft type], carrying 243 passengers and 12 crew members, landed safely on Runway 18L at 4:45 pm.

Upon landing, the pilots immediately shut down the engines as a precautionary measure, and fire fighting personnel from the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) observed smoke on the engines. However, after conducting a thorough inspection, it was determined that the fire warning was a false alarm, and there was no actual fire or damage to the aircraft.

Air Peace released a statement confirming the incident, stating, “We wish to inform the flying public of an incident that occurred during our Port Harcourt-Lagos flight P47193 on April 25, 2024. Shortly before landing, our Captain noticed a fire warning indicator in the cockpit. The pilots performed all necessary safety precautions, and the indicator went off. The Captain immediately notified our Operations Control Centre in Lagos at 17:37 hrs. Upon landing, it was determined that the alarm was falsely triggered, and there was no fire event. The aircraft landed safely, and all passengers disembarked normally.”

The airline reassured the public that safety remains their top priority and that they are committed to ensuring the well-being of all passengers and crew. The incident is being investigated by the Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) and Air Peace’s safety team to determine the cause of the false alarm.

Passengers praised the pilots and crew for their professionalism and swift response to the situation, and the airline provided support and assistance to all passengers affected by the incident.

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