A chartered Air France Flight AF0986 thursday evacuated 260 European citizens from Nigeria and additional 118 European citizens from other West African countries through the Murtala Muhammed International Airport (MMIA), Lagos, OBSERVERS TIMES report.
Air France flight landed in Lagos via Cotonou with 118 passengers on board at 3 p.m. local time.
It was gathered that 260 passengers boarded the flight from Lagos and the aircraft took off to Paris about 3.44 pm local time.
Investigation revealed that the landing of the aircraft was delayed for two hours over what NCAA called “load sheet balancing.”
The aircraft was a Boeing 777-328 (ER) with registration number F-GZNP.