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Saturday, 20 May 2017

Med-View Aircraft suffers bird strike, grounded in Maiduguri

One of the aircrafts of banned Med-View Airline, a Boeing 737 with the registration number 5N-MAA has been reportedly grounded a by bird strike at Maiduguri airport.

A source informed SaharaReporters that the incident occurred a few seconds after the aircraft took off from Maiduguri en route to Abuja and Lagos.

The pilot immediately made an air return to base and disembarked all the over 100 passengers, who were later told to return to their various homes while the airline makes arrangement for a new aircraft to convey the passengers.

The Managing Director of the airline, Alhaji Muneer Bankole had been informed of the incident and its engineers would this morning leave Lagos for Maiduguri to know the extent of the damage to the aircraft.

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