Panic as man climbs on plane's wing before takeoff

Panic as man climbs on plane's wing before takeoff

There was panic aboard a flight when a man tried to catch a ride by climbing onto the plane's wing.

Man attempts to travel on wing of local Nigerian plane
Man attempts to travel on wing of local Nigerian plane / Instagram.

A man who climbed onto the wing of a plane before it took off has been arrested.

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The incident took place at the domestic wing of the Murtala Muhammed International airport in Lagos, Nigeria. 

The man is seen walking towards the aircraft on the runway. The pilot spotted him, slowed down, and the switched off the engine of the aircraft. The man continued to walk around the aircraft before he jumped onto a wing of the plane and tried to access the cabin.

Footage also shows passengers aboard the flight begging to be allowed to get off the plane in fear.

According to Africa News, the pilot of the plane reported the incident to aviation security, and the man was arrested. “The aircraft taxied back to the apron for a thorough check” and continued with its trip to Port Harcourt.

Passenger Orondaam Otto shared the incident to his 84,000 Instagram followers, writing: "For 30 minutes we have been stuck at the runway at MMIA by an unidentified man who ran to the aircraft with a bag."

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