Minister of Aviation, Hadi Sirika, has given  update on the incident that involved Max Air plane at the Nnamdi Azikiwe International Airport, Abuja, on Sunday.

Abujapress reports that a Max Air aircraft flying from Yola, Adamawa State to Abuja crash-landed after the tyre burst into flames.

Giving an update on the ugly development Sunday night, Sirika, in a tweet on his Twitter handle, said the aircraft has been towed away from the runway of the airport.

“The Max Air aircraft has been towed away, runway has been swept, inspected & certified. The airport is now reopened for operations. Well done management & staff of Abuja. Thanks to all our customers for the patience & understanding. We regret the inconvenience, ” the minister tweeted.




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