By Ignatius Ushie
The Nigerian Safety Investigation Bureau (NSIB) has been notified and commenced investigation into a serious incident involving a B737-400 with Nationality and Registration Marks 5N-MBD operated by Max Air, which occurred around 14:57(Local Time) on May 6, 2023.
In a statement made available to Transport Day in Abuja and signed by the Corporate Affairs Manager, Tunji Oketunbi, noted that
the aircraft, with 144 passengers and Six crew members onboard was en-route Abuja from Yola when it had a burst tyre on landing on the runway of the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, Nigeria.
First responders arrived at the accident site and evacuated the passengers. There was no injury or fatality.
“The NSIB, hereby, solicit information from the general public in form of pictures, video or recording evidences to help assist in conducting a comprehensive investigation.
“The Bureau can be reached through email@example.com and NSIB_Nigeria on its social media platforms. The Bureau can also be reached on its emergency line +234-807-709-0909.”
The NSIB is a multimodal investigation agency charged with the mandate to investigate transportation accidents and serious incidents in Nigeria with the aim of identifying the probable causes and proffer safety recommendations that can prevent reoccurrence.