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Human Remains On Lagos Airport Runway Under Investigation – FAAN

The Federal Airports Authority of Nigeria has addressed an incident in which an unidentified human remains were found on Runway 18R/36L on Thursday, May 19, 2022.

In a statement on Friday, FAAN said “a motorized cleaner, that was cleared to carry out a derruberization and sweeping of the runway discovered the remains at about 0106hours, and escalated the situation to relevant departments.

“As a result, between 0110 and 0343 hours, the runway was temporarily closed to allow for immediate evacuation of the remains. Flight operations resumed at 0343 hours.

“Investigations are ongoing, and a report will be issued accordingly.”

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