The Accident Investigation Bereau (AIB) has commenced investigation following a serious incident involving a Boeing 737-500 aircraft operated by Air Peace, with registration marks, 5N-BUJ.
This was disclosed by the General Manager, Public Affairs, Mr Tunji Oketunbi in a statement.
According to the statement, the aircraft, departed Murtala Muhammad Airport at 0735 local time and was enroute Owerri from Lagos with 90 passengers and 6 crew members on board.
“From the information provided by the Air Traffc Control (ATC), the flight crew declared engine failure at 07:47 local time and subsequently made an air return to Lagos.
“The aircraft landed safely at 08:06 local time. All the occupants disembarked with no injury,” it said.