Air Peace management in a press release said that the Lagos-Owerri Flight 7252 on Thursday returned to base after its crew observed that there was a change in cabin pressure and not due to spark in the engines of the aircraft nor was it a life-threatening situation as reported in some media.
The airline corporate commmuncation manager Christian Iwarah, in a press release said
the captain-in-command descended to a level where it would be comfortable for its valued guests, before making a return to base in line with global best practices in the aviation industry.
Upon safely landing in Lagos, guests on board, who had remained calm, were quickly transferred to an alternate aircraft and flown to Owerri.
The airline regret the inconvenience and discomfort caused its esteemed guests on board the flight, he said.
While assuring members of the public that the incident had nothing whatsoever to do with the engines of the aircraft nor was it a life-threatening situation. .
The aircraft has since been thoroughly checked and confirmed serviceable. The aircraft went back into operations in less than an hour after going for maintenance checks.
Air Peace is renowned for its quality maintenance reputation and we assure members of the flying public that we will continue to sustain the high standards of its flight operations and professionalism to guarantee the safety of valued guests and crew, he said.