killed 153 persons on Sunday was in perfect condition
Director of Flight Operations, DANA Air, Oscar Wilson, has said that the
McDonnell Douglas (MD83) aircraft that crashed at Iju-Ishaga, Lagos, on Sunday
was “serviceable and operational”.
International Airport, Lagos, on
Monday said that in spite of being 22 years old, the aircraft was still
condition before leaving Abuja for Lagos on Sunday.
without hitches contrary to rumours that it was undergoing repairs. On Sunday,
it was a different story entirely as the aircraft had started operations as
early as 7.47 a.m.
to Abuja on flight 999 and Abuja
back to Lagos on Flight 998. The aircraft went back to
Abuja flight 993 and was coming back before the fatal flight
992……hmmmm on its 4th flight of the day, when it crashed, and the also failed to include it had landing problems at Uyo three weeks ago….God is watching everybody, continue reading!
perfect condition. We don’t take risks with people’s lives. I did the test
flight of the questioned aircraft myself, there was nothing wrong with the aircraft, it was okay,” he
the management of the airline
would do its best to assist the authorities to unravel the cause of the
airline had been sanctioned by the Nigerian Civil
Aviation Authority (NCAA), adding that it would be inhuman if its planes started
operations and cancelled the remaining flights. At least we needed to put human
feelings for the lost souls.
no respect for the lost souls and for Nigerians,” he said.
defended the airline.
aircraft are faulty but that is not true, we did this to honour the victims of
airline, Jacky Hathiramani, in an earlier statement,
expressed his sympathies to the
families and friends of the deceased.
tragic loss of the passengers and crew of flight 9J-922 of Sunday June 3,
passengers on board. It has one Dana Air Flight Engineer, two pilots and four
cabin crews were also on the flight.
the families and friends of the deceased and we are
doing everything to assist them in this extremely difficult time,” he