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An aircraft belonging to Dana Air made an emergency landing at the Abuja airport after its B737 engine developed a fault.

The emergency landing occurred while approaching the  Abuja airport following an issue with one of its engines, Tuesday afternoon.

The airline gave an update on the incident via a statement.

In a statement on Tuesday, it said the incident happened at about 2:52 pm, adding that the passengers were safe.

“Our Abuja-bound Boeing 737 aircraft with registration number 5N DNA embarked on an emergency landing today, July 19, 2022, due to an indication on one of its engines.

“The pilot in command briefed the passengers on the incident and landed the aircraft safely at the Abuja International Airport at about 2:52 pm.

“All 100 passengers disembarked safely and the aircraft has been grounded for immediate attention by our team of engineers.

“The Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority has also been briefed on the incident.

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