Posted by Garba Ahmad, Kaduna | 13 October 2013 | 3,804 times
An IRS commercial plane has crash-landed in the early hour of Sunday at the Kaduna International Airport, North-West Nigeria.
Airport sources say the plane conveying 105 passengers from Lagos had a landing gear problem.
One souce told News Express that the plane took off from the Murtala Muhammad International Airport in Lagos by 8am en route Kaduna and crash landed around 9:14 am.
"The plane had a landing gear fault which has expired for a long time. This caused a tyre burst of the plane during landing.
"However, there are no casualties or serious damage to the plane and no injury is recorde.All the passengers landed disembarked safely and prompt rescue operation was conducted," the source said.
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