Admin l Wednesday, February 14, 2018
LAGOS, Nigeria – Management of Delta Airlines has issued a statement on Flight 55 enroute Lagos to Atlanta, United States which returned to Lagos after one of its engines developed fault mid air.
In a statement, Delta Airline said one of its two A330-200 engines developed fault in the air and that the flight landed safely and customers exited the craft on the runway via emergency slides.
The said fire authorities met the aircraft upon arrival and that Delta customers were bussed back to terminal. The airline added that it has provided accomodation for all passengers aboard and that it will rebook them on alternate Delta aircraft on Wednesday afternoon.
“Delta flight 55 from Lagos, Nigeria to Atlanta returned to Lagos International Airport Tuesday after an issue with one of the A330-200’s two engines. The flight landed safely and customers exited the aircraft on the runway via emergency slides. Airport fire authorities met the aircraft upon arrival. Delta’s customers were bussed back to the terminal.
“Delta is aware of five customers reporting non-critical injuries as a result of the evacuation.Delta teams have provided overnight hotel accommodations to customers and will rebook customers on an alternate Delta aircraft Wednesday afternoon. The safety of Delta’s customers and crew members is always our top priority”, the airline said.