Royal Air Maroc aircraft’s baggage cabin opens on landing

Captain Hamisu Yadudu, Managing Director of Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN)

The baggage cabin door of a Royal Air Maroc flight with registration number CN – ROR was force opened while landing at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport at about 0404hours today October 11, 2019.

The aviation security officials who escorted the aircraft upon landing confirmed the development and noted that although all necessary security landing procedures were observed as the aircraft was landing and there was no invader around the aircraft.

The security official suspected the opening must have been as a result of force landing.

Further investigation revealed  that all passengers on the flight got their luggage intact, except for a certain Tazi Larbi, whose luggage with tag number 829116 did not come on the flight because it was left in Morocco

According to investigation, appropriate agencies have since  commenced investigation into the incident to ascertain the cause.

The aircraft pushed back at about 0530 hours and was airborne to Morrocco at 0540 hours.

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