It was quite the sight, yesterday, as a Lagos-bound aircraft coming from Owerri encountered a bird strike a few minutes after take-off.
Head of Communications, Air Peace airlines, Stanley Olisa confirmed the incident in a statement.
The spokesman disclosed that the parameters of one of the engines was seriously affected.
The pilot diverted to Port-Harcourt, safely landed the aircraft and the passengers disembarked.
“We have dispatched a rescue team and aircraft to airlift the passengers of the affected flight”, Olisa noted.
The statement assured of the airline’s commitment to the highest standards of safety.Follow us on social media