Bird Strikes Commercial Airplane In Owerri, Affects Engine

An aircraft belonging to air peace airline has made an emergency  landing after a bird strike en-route Lagos from Owerri, the Imo state  capital.

The airline, in a statement, explains that the strike affected the  parameters of one of the engines of the aircraft, adding that the  pilot-in-command had to divert to port-harcourt and safely landed the  aircraft while the passengers disembark without any injury.

According to the company, a rescue team was dispatched to airlift the  affected passengers to their destination.

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