Lagos — A Yola-bound Medview plan, a 737-400 earlier on Sunday made an air return to Lagos about 15 minutes after take-off. Our correspondent gathered that one of the engines developed fault shortly after takeoff. Joe Obi, special assistant on media to minister of aviation, confirmed the incident, saying "the plane had taken off at 12 noon.
The pilot of the aircraft who noticed a surge in one of the engines immediately applied the necessary safety precautionary measure by returning the aircraft to base." He said "the pilot made a safe and smooth landing while all passengers were successfully disembarked and subsequently transferred to another aircraft in the fleet, a 737-800.