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Here’s why FAAN suspended airfield officer 

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria , FAAN, Thursday suspended an airfield Officer who was on duty when a FAAN  maintenance vehicle had a near collision with a Max Air aircraft at Muritala Muhammed Airport, Lagos.

Confirming the incident, the General Manager, Corporate Affairs, FAAN, Mrs Herrietta Yakubu said the Max Air aircraft was from Abuja and it landed on Runway 18L of the airport.

In a statement made available to NewsWireNGR, Yakubu said : ” Following an averted near incident involving a Max Air aircraft from Abuja, which landed on Runway 18L, and a maintenance vehicle belonging to the Civil Department of the Authority,  the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria ,FAAN,  has suspended the airfield officer on duty at the time of the incident.”

“The Authority has also commenced full scale investigation into the incident, with a view to preventing future re- occurrence of such incident,” she added.

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