Earlier today, Nigerian social media went haywire after a report surfaced online about a plane crash in Lagos. The report, originally published by Ibom Telegraph stated that an aircraft belonging to Dana airlines had crashed in Lagos on Sunday claiming several lives.
The management of Dana airlines swiftly responded to the reports through a statement released by its communications and media manager, Ezenwa Kingsley. The statement read;
Our attention has been drawn to a report insinuating that a Dana Air plane crashed somewhere in Lagos on Sunday, 11 December, 2016. We wish to state unequivocally that the report is entirely false and malicious, as it carries pictures and report of the previous incident. At Dana Air, the safety and comfort of our guests and crew is a major priority to us and we will continue to adhere strictly to all local and international regulations in the delivery of safe, reliable and world-class air transport.We also regret any inconveniences this may have caused our teeming guests, and we assure them that the issue is being investigated.