Air Peace flight P47159 Owerri to Lagos had a bird strike
Head of Communications, Stanley Olisa confirmed the incident in a statement.
The statement which was posted on Air Peace verified Instagram page read, “Bird strike on Lagos-bound flight from Owerri. This is to inform the general public that Air Peace flight P47159 Owerri to Lagos, on 22 November 2021, just a few minutes after take-off, had a bird strike.
“This seriously affected the parameters of one of the engines and the Pilot-in-Command had to divert to port-Harcourt and safely landed the aircraft while the passenger disembarked normally.
“We have dispatched a rescue team and aircraft to airlift the passengers of the affected flight. Air Peace is committed to the highest standards of safety and will never compromise on this.”