Ikeja - The Nigeria Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) said on Sunday that an IRS Airline aircraft landed safely at the Kaduna airport after it developed a fault in the air.
Capt. Fola Akinkuotu, Director-General of the NCAA, made this known in a statement, a copy of which was made available to the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) in Ikeja.
Akinkuotu said that the pilot was able to land the aircraft with registration number, 5N-HIR, even after he discovered that hydraulic was leaking from one of its engines.
He said that the authority had directed the airline to tow the aircraft to an apron, adding that the Accident Investigation Prevention Bureau (AIPB) had already begun an investigation into the incident.
Akinkuotu, who cautioned Nigerians against magnifying the incident, assured air travellers of their safety.
NAN reports that the aircraft was on a scheduled flight to Kaduna.