Accident Investigation Bureau, Nigeria has been notified and commenced an investigation into a serious incident involving a Boeing 737-500 with Nationality and Registration Marks 5N-SYS belonging to Azman Air, which occurred around 5:55 pm (Local Time) on 16th February 2021.
The aircraft, with 49 passengers and 6 crew members onboard was en-route Lagos from Abuja when it had burst tyres on landing on Runway 18R of Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Ikeja, Lagos, Nigeria.
There was no injury or fatality.
As the investigating agency, AIB needs and hereby solicits the assistance of the passengers and members of the public. We want the public to know that we would be amenable to receiving any video clip, relevant evidence or information on the serious incident that can assist us with this investigation.
Kindly contact us on our official communication channels:
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The Bureau will appreciate that the general public and press respect the privacy of the people involved and NOT assume the cause of the accident until formal report is released.
The Bureau will soon release the preliminary report or update the public where necessary.
General Manager (Public Affairs)