Fire: 90 passengers escape death at Aminu Kano Airport

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Tragedy was averted night when over 90 passengers aboard Istanbul bound Turkish Airline narrowly escaped death at Malam Aminu Kano International Airport when a petrol tanker refuelling reportedly caught .

incident, which occurred night sparked confusion at airfield as those around took to their heels. Vanguard that prompt of of Department of the airport averted the tragedy. [eap_ad_1] of the were however mobilised to the scene and they helped to pushed off the aircraft, a Boeing 747 the spot before putting out the raging inferno.

It was gathered that the passengers hurriedly disembarked into a waiting bus that conveyed them to a in the .

Eyewitness stated that though the aircraft was not damaged by the , the airliner was said to have cancelled the scheduled flight to enable their demoralised passengers recover shock. (DailyPost)