Lagos - On October 12, An ATR 72 of Nigerian operator Overland Airways caught fire at Murtala-Muhammed International Airport, Lagos, Nigeria.
The airline said that the aircraft was undergoing routine maintenance when the incident occurred. According to the statement from the airline, the airline caught fire because of the impact of a foreign body on the ATR 72.
The aircraft was not in service at the time of the incident, and the fire was controlled by a security team consisting of Overland Airways and the Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria Fire Department. The incident resulted in no injury, no loss of life, no damage to a third party.
Overland Airways operates four ATR 42, three ATR 72, two Beechcraft 1900D.