Corpse Of Stowaway Evacuated From Lagos Airport


The Federal Airport Authority of Nigerian (FAAN), Saturday, evacuated the body of a suspected stowaway, who died at the undercarriage compartment of an Arik Air plane – airbus A345, Reg CS-TFX at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos .

General Manager, Public Affairs for FAAN, Yakubu Dati told newsmen that the corpse, which is yet to be identified has been deposited at an undisclosed mortuary, following due diligence by the relevant Aviation and Security agencies.

“The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) is currently reviewing footages of the CCTV system and airside security operations with a view to identifying the gaps and personnel failure, if any, in order to take remedial actions.

“The Authority had intensified efforts at improving security and safety at both land and airside through the installation of high tech screening machines, CCTV surveillance cameras and patrol teams” Datti said.

However, Dati assured all travelling passengers of FAAN’s commitment to the safety of lives and property throughout the nation’s airports.


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