Nigerian airline grounded following mishap

Wednesday, June 06, 2012
Lagos: The deadly Nigerian passenger plane crash has sparked concerns about aviation safety in the country and the rest of West Africa.

According to concerned authorities, at least 157 people, including four on the ground, were killed when the Dana Airlines flight plowed into a Lagos residential neighborhood on Sunday.

Nigeria's Aviation Ministry had suspended the license of Dana airlines as it investigates the cause of Sunday's crash. Search crews have recovered the plane's flight data and cockpit voice recorders which may shed light on the cause of the crash. Aviation officials say the pilot reported engine trouble as he approached the Lagos airport.

(With agency inputs) 
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