Man Dies On Board Arik Air Lagos –Owerri Flight
A middle-aged man, Mr Albert Nnadi, 57 aboard Arik Air’s Owerri-Lagos flight yesterday died on board Arik Air aircraft Owerri Lagos flight.
A source told our correspondent that the passenger was discovered dead when other passengers were disembarking from the airplane on arriving at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA), Lagos.
Though it was not clear what led to the man’s death but there were insinuations that he may have fallen ill before boarding the aircraft.
But reacting, the Public Relations and Communications Manager, Mr Adebanji Ola, who confirmed the development, explained that the passenger boarded the flight from Owerri in the company of a relative.
The spokesman said that the passenger was confirmed dead by doctors in the afternoon on arrival at the Murtala Muhammed Airport (MMA),Lagos.
He added that the deceased started showing signs of uneasiness midway into the flight before the incident happened
Banji stated that the body of the man had been deposited in the mortuary by the Police while investigation into the immediate cause of death is ongoing.