Passenger Dies While Waiting To Board Flight At Lagos Airport
A Nigerian passenger, Jude , on Saturday slumped and died while undergoing boarding procedures at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport, Lagos .
Spokesperson for the MMIA Police Command , Lagos , DSP Joseph Alabi, confirmed the development to the News Agency of Nigeria on Sunday in Lagos .
Alabi said that the 44 -year-old passenger was about boarding an Air France flight when he suddenly slumped after receiving news that his wife had died .
According to him, the incident happened around 5 : 30 p. m. and the deceased was confirmed dead by Dr Ajayi Olamide of the MMIA Medical Clinic.
Alabi said that the corpse had been deposited at the Air Force Hospital Mortuary .
Meanwhile , Alabi also dismissed claims that a Royal Air Maroc aircraft, with registration number CN -ROR was burgled while landing at the MMIA on October 11 .
He said that the police had carried out investigation and confirmed that all necessary security landing procedures were observed.
“ There is a standard procedure , which includes an escort vehicle following an aircraft that is landing , which will make it difficult for any invader to approach the aircraft .
“ The aviation security officials confirmed that they arrived at the aircraft with its baggage cabin door already opened which might have been due to other factors , ” Alabi said.
Source: News Agency Of Nigeria