UNITED STATES - JULY 20: A Delta Air Lines plane taxis toward a gate between other Delta planes at John F. Kennedy International Airport in New York, U.S., on Monday, July 20, 2009. Delta Air Lines Inc., based in Atlanta since 1941, is promoting itself as New York city's "hometown carrier" with mojitos in Manhattan and sponsorships of the Yankees and Mets baseball teams. (Photo by Daniel Acker/Bloomberg via Getty Images)
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he report reaching mynationnews.com reveal how an Atlanta-bound plane made an emergency landing in Lagos, after an engine issue Tuesday, wsbtv
Meanwhile the Delta Airlines flight 55 from Lagos to Atlanta, which took off around 10:50 p.m. local time, returned to Lagos International Airport less than an hour later.
The A330-200 had an issue with one of its two engines. The flight landed safely and passengers were evacuated onto the runway down emergency slides.
Airport fire crews met the plane as it landed.
Delta airline says five passengers reported non-critical injuries during the evacuation.
All passengers were bussed back to the terminal as Delta airline says it will provide hotel rooms and rebook the passengers on a flight Wednesday.
“The safety of Delta’s customers and crew members is always our top priority,” the company said.
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