A United Nigerian aircraft skidded off the runway at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos on Friday evening.
The plane with registration number 5NBWY, skidded off at about 6:48 pm while trying to land under a very high rainfall.
The airfield, reports say, was closed temporarily but was reopened at 8:10 pm
“At about 20:00hrs, passengers were evacuated from the affected aircraft, with no casualty.”
The incident was confirmed by the National Emergency Management Agency (NEMA) on its official X handle.
It said 51 passengers and four crew members were onboard.
“A United Nigerian Airline 51 passengers and 4 Crew United Nigeria airline with registration number 5NBWY skidded off the local runway while trying to land under a very high rainfall at about 1848 hours.
“All passengers evacuated successfully without casualty The airspace has been opened for operations now,” the post read.