9th June, 2012
Grounded Nigerian airliner, Dana Airline has donated relief materials to families affected by the Dana Air mishap of Sunday, June 3, 2012 at Iju-Ishaga area of Lagos State. The airline has also deployed a team of counselors and psychotherapists to assist and manage trauma, anxiety and associated ailments of families affected by the incident, according to a statement issued today.
Gautam Hathiramani, a Director at Dana Air, said “there is no way to sufficiently express our sadness over this tragic incident that has brought tears to the eyes of many. Little children have been orphaned and many have lost their properties to the accident.”
“Our hearts are with you in this trying period and we will continue to do everything we can to support you. We are making arrangements for accommodation shortly, and we will ensure that all who have lost their properties in the unfortunate incident get their dues”, he said.
Since the unfortunate incident last Sunday, the Chairman, Directors and management officials of the company have made several visits to the crash site to condole with the affected families and the Iju-Ishaga community at large. The provision of relief materials, the company has said, will be a continuous exercise.
Materials distributed include mattresses, blankets, food items, clothes and kitchen utensils, among others.