Royal Air Maroc baggage cabin door found open after aircraft landed at Lagos Airport


The federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) said today that a Royal Air Maroc flight marked CN – ROR landed at the international wing of the Murtala Muhammed Airport at about 0404hours with its baggage cabin door opened.

Spokeswoman for FAAN, Mrs. Henrietta Yakubu said in a statement that aviation security personnel who escorted the aircraft upon landing confirmed the incident.

She quoted the aviation security operatives as saying that all the necessary security landing procedures were observed as and that there was no invader around the aircraft when it touched down.

They said the incident could have resulted from force landing.

“Further investigation revealed that all passengers on the flight got their luggage intact, except for a certain Tazi Larbi, whose luggage with tag number 829116 did not come on the flight because it was left in Morocco

“Appropriate agencies have however commenced investigation into the incident to ascertain the cause.

“The aircraft pushed back at about 0530 hours and was airborne to Morrocco at 0540 hours,” said Yakubu.


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