Kelvin Osa Okunbor
A man in his 20s, who attempted stow away into the wheel well of an Air Peace Owerri bound aircraft, has been arrested at the Lagos Airport.
According to the airline’s spokesman, Stanley Olisa, the young man emerged from the bush along the runway of the airport and tried to gain access to the wheel well of the aircraft as it was taxing to take off.
Olisa said the pilot in command of the aircraft was alerted by a pilot of a private jet who informed security personnel attached to the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN).
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In a statement on Friday, Air Peace said:” This morning, at exactly 9:10 at the MMA1 Lagos, an Owerri-bound Air Peace aircraft (flight P47252) was taxing towards the threshold for take-off when a man in his 20s emerged from the bush along the runway and tried to gain access to the aircraft through the wheel-well.
“There was a private jet behind the aircraft. The…