A 72-year-old man who was on his way to proper medical check-up had died onboard an Air Peace flight P47182 from Calabar to Abuja yesterday Saturday, August 1.
According to reports, the deceased who had been ill, was on his way to the nation’s capital for further medical checkup when he died.
Port health officials at the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport certified him dead upon the plane’s arrival at the airport. They ruled out claims that his death is COVID-19 related.
In other news, It was a woeful tale of agony in the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, 10 months ago in Lagos as a man reportedly slumped and died shortly after receiving news of his wife’s death on Saturday, October 13th.
Global TimesNG learnt that the deceased identified as Jude was about boarding an Air France flight when he received a call of his wife’s death. The 44-year-old passenger suddenly slumped and was rushed to the MMIA Medical Clinic where he was certified dead.
His dead body has been transferred to the Air Force Hospital Mortuary till further notice.
Meanwhile, the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) has confirmed the attack on an aircraft belonging to Royal Air Maroc aircraft at the international wing of Lagos airport.