- The name Simisola Ajibola still rings a bell many months after she saved 133 passengers in a near plane crash at Lagos airport
- The female Nigerian pilot showed her skill and wisdom after the plane she was flying lost a tyre
- Simisola was thereafter honoured by her organisation for her expertise that resulted in saving the lives of the passengers
Captain Simisola Ajibola, a pilot of a popular Nigerian airline, has been celebrated for being an expert at her job. The captain was said to have prevented an accident that could have been fatal.
The pilot reportedly averted a fatal incident at the Murtala Mohammed International Airport in Lagos state.
It was gathered that the incident occurred on Tuesday, July 23, after the plane that Ajibola was flying lost its tyres during take-off, and crash-landed at the airport runway
According to an eyewitness report, the skilled pilot had expertly brought the incident under control and prevented her passengers from any casualties.
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Photos of the aircraft that was said to be a Boeing 737 plane were shared. The photos showed the planes without tyres.
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Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that the skilled pilot was also part of the first female flight crew for her airline.
It was reported that the Nigerian airline celebrated her first all-female flight crew and Simisola was the captain at the time.
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