A 75-year-old man (name withheld) has reportedly died at the Lagos International Airport, Nigeria, upon arrival. ayokinews.com reports
The man landed in the country on Monday via Lagos’ Murtala Muhammed International Airport, aboard a Delta Air flight from the United States.
According to sources at the Lagos Airport, the man died immediately after the plane touched down and taxied to the finger for passengers to descend and enter the terminal.
The airport sources added that the deceased passenger was believed to have had a long-term underlining illness prior to boarding the trip.
The emotions of his family members who arrived to collect the body, according to the sources, indicated that they suspected he would be delivered to the nation dead.
His body was said to have been dumped in a morgue.
Prior to the development, no further detail has been obtained from the airline on the situation.