Passengers have expressed fear when the door of an aircraft they boarded belonging to Dana Airline fell off upon landing.
One of the passengers on the flight, Dapo Sanwo, said the door panel was loose all through the flight, a situation he described as an indication of “lack of maintenance.”
Another passenger, Ola Brown, who took to his twitter page to vent his frustration, said the experience was scary.
Mr. Brown narrated that the exit door of the aircraft was unstable all through the flight, adding that it fell off as soon as the aircraft landed.
“Flew Dana. Exit door was unstable throughout flight. As we touched down, it fell off. Scary stuff,” he wrote on twitter.
“I was closer to the front so when I heard the sound, (I) thought it was an explosion. (I) couldn’t quite comprehend that it (the door) had just fallen off.”
Details of the incident and its causes were not immediately clear.
Dana Air on Wednesday morning has said it would need to be briefed by its engineers before reacting to the development. “We need to also get the engineers to give their report,” said a staff of the airline’s corporate communication desk.
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Author: African Free Press