Rescue workers search for bodies at the site of a plane crash in Lagos, Nigeria, Monday, June 4, 2012.

Two days after 153 people died in the country’s worst airline disaster for 20 years, following the tragedy of the Dana Airline crash extensively reported on FAB Online HERE & HERE Reuters has announced the Nigerian government has suspended the air licence of Dana Air.

Reuters reports says

Dana Air said the plane had experienced no mechanical faults prior to it crashing into an apartment building in Nigeria’s commercial hub of Lagos on Sunday afternoon.

“The Federal Government has suspended immediately and indefinitely the operational licence of Dana Air for safety precautionary reasons,” Joe Obi, spokesman for the minister of aviation, said by telephone.

Dr Harold-Demuren

The Senate also suggested suspension of NCAA director Harold Demureen.

It has been reported that on Monday, search teams found the flights “black box“, we are hoping with the discovery of this that maybe we will be provided with some answers as to why and how this tragedy occurred.

Most of the dead were Nigerians, although an American family of six were killed, as were four Chinese citizens, two Lebanese and a French woman, officials have said.

As the nation continues to come to terms with this disaster, FAB Magazine continues to pass our condolences to the Nation of Nigeria and urge all readers to pray and help in whatever capacity they can.

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