Tag: landing

December 29, 2013

El-Rufai, others escape death as Aero aircraft loses tyre while landing in Lagos

by Oge Okonkwo Aero contractors plane scheduled to arrive in Lagos from Abuja was said to have lost one of ...

November 20, 2013

Private jet owners begin ‘strike’ over new aviation price regime

Private jet owners in the country yesterday commenced an indefinite strike over a directive from the Nigerian Airspace Management Agency ...

November 17, 2013

Plane crashes in Russia, 50 people on board killed

A Boeing 737 jetliner crashed and burst into flames Sunday night while trying to land at the airport in the ...

October 13, 2013

Plane crash averted as IRS Airlines makes emergency landing in Kaduna

by Oge Okonkwo Another plane crash was averted when an  IRS Airline carrying 89 passengers on board, made an emergency ...

September 29, 2012

TICKER: “We didn’t even know anything was wrong” – Qatar passenger

by Hauwa Gambo Nigerians caught in a fit of panic this afternoon over a potential Qatar Airways incident have had ...

September 29, 2012

UPDATE: Troubled Qatar Airways plane lands

by Hauwa Gambo The Qatar Airways plane with “landing gear” problems has reportedly arrived safely. Speaking by telephone to our ...

August 6, 2012

Another giant leap for mankind: NASA rover, Curiosity, lands on Mars after landing scare

by Isi Esene In a show of technological superiority, the robotic explorer Curiosity blazed through the pink skies of Mars, ...

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