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Medview plane aborts flight to Maiduguri, applies emergency brakes on runway

A Medview Airline flight on Sunday suddenly aborted it’s trip to Maiduguri few minutes taxing on the runway in Abuja, Nigeria’s capital city, reports say.

 

The aircraft which was reportedly carrying over 90 passengers on board was brought to a sudden halt after the pilot applied what could be best described as an emergency brake, news website, Aledeh.com said.

 

“It’s not something that can be fixed quickly, we need to get a component of the aircraft from Lagos,” says captain Niyi Ogunowo, the flight pilot.

 

A passenger, Amina Haruna, said; “At the same time I appreciate God for His supernatural intervention; only God knows the disaster that was prevented . “one of the lucky passengers,

 

Passengers on board include the Deputy Inspector General of Police, Joseph Abila, foreign aid workers, top government officials amongst others.

 

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