There are confirmed reports
that the ill-fated Dana
Air, MC Donnell Douglas MD 83 was faulty even before it was left Abuja. Officials of Dana Air were advised earlier that the plane shouldn’t fly due
to some faults noticed in it, but the Indian officials insisted it must fly.
German officials had expressed surprise how the plane even made it to Lagos
before crashing due to its write-off state.
An official of Dana airline disclosed to channels television via interviews that “(Dana Air flight 0992) was not supposed to leave Lagos at all, but it left and then got to Calabar, gave fault and it was fixed and then they took it to Abuja, when they should have returned to Lagos but because they didn’t want to part with the little money they will make, they took it to Abuja, loaded full passengers, and then it couldn’t get to Lagos
The official further said, the same plane had issues in Uyo, Calabar & Abuja over the last few weeks and even experienced issues yesterday morning
The Special Adviser, Technical to Minister of Aviation, Mr. Victor Oche
Elias, says the pilot of the ill-fated
plane, had initially alerted the aviation authority of the emergency situation
11 nautical miles to landing. It was further disclosed that he was given
priority, but the plane could not make it, as it crashed 4 nautical miles to
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