Five Injured As Atlanta-Bound Delta Plane Makes Emergency Landing In Lagos

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About five passengers sustained injuries after an Atlanta-bound plane made an emergency landing on Tuesday.

An engine issue forced the plane to turn back and make an emergency landing in Lagos, Nigeria.

The Flight 55 from Lagos to Atlanta, which took off around 10:50 p.m. local time Tuesday, returned to Lagos International Airport less than an hour later.

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In a statement by Delta  Airlines, the A330-200 had an issue with one of its two engines.The flight landed safely and passengers were evacuated onto the runway down emergency slides. five passengers reported “non-critical” injuries during the evacuation, but the statement didn’t elaborate.

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The airport fire fighters who had been notified of the development were already on ground when the incident happened.

Delta says it will provide hotel rooms and rebook the passengers on a flight Wednesday afternoon.
“The safety of Delta’s customers and crew members is always our top priority,” the company said.

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