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Incident in Nigeria

Man climbs onto wing while plane prepares for takeoff

A Boeing 737 was waiting at Lagos airport for take-off clearance when suddenly a man climbed onto the plane. he even had luggage with him.

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Man on the wing: Many passengers were concerned.

The pilots of flight ZQ2311 to Port Harcourt were waiting for their takeoff clearance on Friday morning (July 19). The Air Azman Boeing 737-300 had already taxied to the runway at Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos. It was then that the captain spotted a man running towards their aircraft. He switched off the engines immediately.

The unknown man, carrying a small piece of hand luggage, began to walk around the plane. Then he climbed onto the left wing. Air Azman confirms the incident. Some passengers panicked because they suspected a terrorist act. The man was later arrested. His motive remains unknown.

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