ASN Wikibase Occurrence # 163748
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Narrative:An ATR-72, operating Overland Airways flight OJ1175 from Abuja to Ibadan, Nigeria, was evacuated on the taxiway following perceived engine problems.
|Owner/operator:||Overland Airways |
|Fatalities:||Fatalities: 0 / Occupants: 31|
|Aircraft damage:|| Unknown|
|Location:||Abuja-Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV/DNAA) -
|Nature:||Passenger - Scheduled|
|Departure airport:||Abuja-Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport (ABV/DNAA)|
|Destination airport:||Ibadan Airport (IBA/DNIB)|
|Confidence Rating:|| Information is only available from news, social media or unofficial sources|
There are reports that smoke was coming from one of the engines at some point before takeoff. This caused panic among the passengers. The emergency exit doors were opened and subsequently all passengers abandoned the plane. The were no personal injuries.
http://thenigertimes.com/2014/02/overland-airways-plane-avoids-crash.html https://flatimes.com/abuja-near-plane-crash-adedibus-son-30/ http://leadership.ng/news/344102/ncaa-explains-overland-aircraft-incident-abuja-airport
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