AOC of Nigerian airline Dana Air again suspended over safety issues

e017084b11a8c7f3a4d41638a30f1fe9The  Nigerian Civil Aviation Authority (NCAA) announced the temporary suspension of the licence of  Dana Air over alleged safety concerns as of March 16, 2013.

Dana Air’s AOC had been suspended in June 2012 following the fatal accident of an MD-83 that killed 163 people. After three months the AOC was restored and Dana Air resumed operations in January 2013.

According to an NCAA spokesman quoted by local media,  the suspension was in respect of one of the airline’s flights that had some safety issues on Saturday March 16 in the capital city of Abuja. He did not give details.

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