The Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria has been notified on the 7th September, 2019 by Max Air Limited of a serious incident involving their Boeing 747-400 aircraft with nationality and registration marks 5N-DBK which occurred during the final approach on Runway 23 at Minna International Airport, Minna, Niger State.
The aircraft took off from King Abdul Aziz international Airport, Jeddah, Saudi Arabia with 560 passengers and 19 crew members on board.
From the information provided the aircraft on landing scraped the runway while the No.1 engine brushed the runway surface and no injury was reported.
Our team of safety investigators has commenced investigations
As the investigating Agency, AIB needs and hereby solicits for your help. We want the Public to know that we would be amenable to receiving any video clip, relevant evidence or information any members of the public may have of the serious incident; that can assist us with this investigation.
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I will like to enjoin the Press and the Public to respect the privacy of the people involved and NOT to pre-empt the cause of the serious incident.