- An emotional video showing people being frantic and praying as their aeroplane encountered turbulence in the air has stirred reactions
- The flight which was meant to take them from Owerri to Lagos had an emergency stop in Port Harcourt because of faulty engines
- Many Nigerians who reacted to the video wondered what means of transport is even safe to travel by in the country
A video of passengers in a plane from Owerri to Lagos going into a serious prayer session after they had a close shave with death has stirred reaction.
My life is precious
The pilot made that decision after sounds of cracks were heard from the aeroplane's engines. In the video, there was a great noise of people praying the only way they could.
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The man who was filming what was going on wore a black face as he remained sitting still. He said his life is precious and he will not be using the company's service again.
Watch the video below (swipe):
At the time of writing this report, the video has gathered over 6,000 comments with over 80,000 likes.
Legit.ng compiled some of the reactions below:
"Omo, I don’t kmow why I’ve been having strange feelings. Been long a commercial plane crashed and been praying none happens again..."
"Travel by land, problem. By air, WAHALA."
"Nija which way. Enter bus kidnappers go harvest you. Take flight either A.c no good or attempted crash. Everyday fear go de catch person."
"Airpeace Everytime, no different from peace mass, is it owned by the same person?"
"These days ehn it's has been from one horrible experience to another from flights. I can't forget my flight from Benin to Lagos in a hurry, I almost pi*ss for pant."
Many praise female pilot
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that a video showed a female pilot, Eva Gichuru, getting massive praise from people at the airport after safely bringing a plane to land following bad weather conditions.
It was a moment laced with great pride and happiness as people gathered at the lounge to welcome the flight crew.
As the crew came into sight, the passengers started clapping. One of them shouted "that's she" as a way to point out the heroine of the day.