This just in –
"Is there any way of getting confirmation about news I’m just getting that the Dana plane was distressed for a while but could not make an emergency landing because the airspace was closed for 2 hours for the Presidential Jet carrying Dame Patience Goodluck Jonathan?
Private jet owners who had to hover in the air same time leaked this. This was apparently the reason local news didn’t report the crash for so long till CNN and foreign news stations started reporting it.
Local news was ‘blacked out’ trying to kill the story of the airspace being closed while a distressed plane couldn’t land. Though there was engine failure, there was still time for the plane to have landed apparently.
Do know anyway, that the airspace is closed for up to 2hours each time the Presidential Jet needs to go into the air? 2 hours for a 15minute take off or landing! And this jet is used by President, VP, President’s wife and if I recall, David Mark.
It’s almost a daily occurrence I’ve been told by airline staff when it caught me out on a trip
The truth remains that the President’s wife was actually in Lagos to attend the christening of their personal assistant’s child at the Oriental Hotel, Lekki. Anyone living around the Lekki axis saw first hand the horrendous traffic caused by the President’s wife’s visit and confirmed reports from airport staff who volunteered information, corroborates this, that the Lagos airport was actually shut for 2 hours, about the same time the ill fated Dana Plane crashed.
This also strongly explains the reason why Aero contractor airplane could not depart Abuja for Lagos at 3:40pm because of the closure of the Lagos airport. This is criminal and one can only imagine the deep sorrow ad-in-finitum (without limit) that the families of these unfortunate Nigerians and other nationals are currently plagued into.
Nigerians need to know what happened? Who closed the airstrip for two hours on Sunday, June 3, 2012?
Culled from: http://www.dimokokorkusstella.blogspot.co.uk