According to a shocking report by TheCable News, some passengers on board the first flight of Med-View Airline heading to Abuja from Lagos, were on Monday, September 5, stranded for at least 30 minutes while airborne.
It was gathered that the commercial airplane was scheduled to land at the Nnamdi Azikiwe airport, but the the pilot who cited poor visibility, kept it hovering in the air.
One of the passengers who dislcosed to a correspondent, said as soon as the pilot concluded the announcement, they all took to prayers.
“It wasn’t funny at all, I have never experienced such a thing. You needed to see how people were praying in different languages and religions. Everyone was afraid. It was one of the longest moments of my life, knowing the nature of our airlines,” she said.
According to the woman, the pilot later informed them that he would return to the Murtala Muhammed International airport, Lagos, if the weather condition failed to improve within an hour.
“The pilot said his visibility was poor, and he would have to take us back to Lagos, but luckily we landed after 30 minutes.”