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Dana Airlines debunks news of engine explosion Dana Airlines debunks news of engine explosion

Dana Airlines on Wednesday declared the alleged report that an engine of one of its aircraft exploded shortly before take off as fake, describing it as baseless and unfounded post from the an alleged X handle user.

Dana Air’s position was contained in a statement signed by Kingsley Ezenwa | Head, Corporate Communications, stating that it became necessary to react for the benefit of enlightenment, stressing that Dana Air’s valued guests have shown better understanding.

“Our attention has been drawn to an online post suggesting that one of our engines exploded shortly before take off. Ordinarily, we wouldn’t have given such a baseless and unfounded post from the x handle the attention it is seeking, but for the benefit of enlightenment and our valued guests who have shown better understanding.

“Today, the 22nd of November,2023, we had some operational challenges and non- scheduled maintenance of our aircraft which led to the disruption of our schedule. While passengers on the affected flights have been provided options and issues resolved, we are still wondering where this Twitter user got his fake news from. At Dana Air, the safety of our staff and customers remains a top priority and we urge the public and discerning minds to disregard this fake news which is obviously attention-seeking and malicious”; the statement reads in part.

Source: independent.ng