How I missed Dana plane crash that killed everyone on board – Kate Henshaw recounts
NEWS DIGEST – Ten years after, Nigerian actress, Kate Henshaw has recalled how she escaped the Dana Air crash that killed all passengers on board in Ishaga, Lagos.
The award-winning actress said she missed board the flight from Abuja because of God’s mercy.
Sharing a photo which shows her in a mood of reverence, the 50-year-old star actress wrote: “Today marks 10years since the ill-fated Dana Air Flight took off from Abuja to Lagos. 3rd June, 2012. Flight 0992. No one survived… I was to be on that flight.
“I arrived at the airport in Abuja late. Anyone who knows me, knows I am never late, for anything…
“MERCY said no that day. For His goodness and mercy shall follow me, all the days of my life. Not that I am worthy but He kept me from the claws of death that day.
It should be recalled that on June 3, 2012, a Dana Air Flight 0992 a scheduled Nigerian domestic passenger flight from Abuja to Lagos. The McDonnell Douglas MD-83 aircraft serving the route suffered a dual-engine failure during its approach to Lagos.
It failed to reach its intended destination and crashed onto buildings, killing all 153 people on board and six on the ground, which had over 159 deaths in total.