A Dana Air aircraft en route Lagos made an “air return” in Abuja on Wednesday afternoon, causing panic among passengers.
It was gathered that the pilot of Flight 9J402 announced midair that the flight could no longer continue for safety reasons.
The company’s spokesman Kingsley Ezenwa, in a statement, said it was due to bad weather.
“Our flight 9J 336 from Abuja to Lagos on 23rd February 2022, had an air return due to bad weather at destination,” the statement said.
“The passengers on the aircraft were advised to disembark and board another of our aircraft on ground so the aircraft that had the air return could refuel for another flight.
“At Dana Air, the safety of our crew and passengers will remain at the centre of everything we do and this commitment won’t change anytime soon.”