5 People Injured After A Delta Flight From Lagos To Atlanta Forced To Turn Back Due To Engine Issues

at 08:51 AM, 14 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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At least five people sustaiined minor injuries after passengers aboard a Delta Airline flight from Lagos, Nigeria to Atlanta used emergency slides to evacuate the flight and returned to the airport in Lagos.

According to Delta, the Airbus A330-200 had an issue with one of its two engines. Flight 55 landed safely but five passengers suffered minor injuries during the evacuation while the plane was on the runway.

The passengers evacuated the plane using escape slides which is an unusual occurrence that shows the seriousness of the incident.

Delta's website indicates that the Airbus A330-200 has 234 seats. It has two Pratt & Whitney PW4000 turbofan engines. The engine's manufacturer, Pratt & Whitney, said in a statement that it's working with "authorities to assess the situation."
angesco at 09:09 AM, 14 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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EVERYTHING in Nigeria at this point in time needs an EMERGENCY SLIDE to SAVE US ALL from our FAILING country!
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ruthie at 09:40 AM, 14 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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nawa o
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cypanyahucha at 10:05 AM, 14 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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Thank God no live is lost.
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CHRISETTE at 10:10 AM, 14 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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ThankGod it was not that serious
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nature7888 at 03:06 PM, 14 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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I beggy o, thank God e turn land well.
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slimber at 10:11 PM, 14 Feb 18 (1 week ago)
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Hmmmmmm thank God
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