SAD! Woman Dies Onboard Emirates Airlines From Dubai To Lagos AddThis Sharing Buttons Share to FacebookShare to Twitter

A Nigerian passenger identified as Mrs. Abaniwonda Modupe Kofoworola was allegedly found dead onboard Emirates airline when it landed at the Lagos

Airport from Dubai on Friday night. According to SaharaReporters, Kofoworola was with the passport number: A07562816 until her death on the aircraft.

The flight EK783 (DXB) with the Expected Time of Arrival (ETA) at 15:55hrs, but, arrived at 15:50 hrs with the corpse of Mrs. Kofoworola.

Immediately on arrival, the airline crew notified the medical team of the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria (FAAN) who immediately swung into action, but the deceased was confirmed dead by Dr. Akanwo of FAAN Medical at 16:35hrs.

Immediately she was confirmed dead, FAAN officials together with the staff of the airline at the Lagos Airport evacuated her body from the aircraft, loaded her in a FAAN ambulance and moved her to the general hospital in Ikeja.

As at the time of filing this report, the cause of her death could not be ascertained.

This is not the first time a Nigerian would be dying onboard Emirates coming into Nigeria.-


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Chinenye Nwabueze

Nwabueze is a communication researcher with several years of lecturing experience in Nigerian universities.

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