Air Peace Lagos-Owerri flight returned to base on Friday after a passenger on board informed the crew that he was smelling smoke in the cabin.
The 9am flight, operated by a Boeing 737 aircraft, landed safely at Lagos airport as passengers on board maintained their calm.
However, thorough checks by a team of Air Peace aircraft engineers, confirmed that there was no smoke anywhere in the aircraft.
A statement issued by Air Peace said the Owerri-bound flight returned to Lagos as a precautionary measure and in line with the airline’s zero-risk policy.
The airline assured that it would continue to place the safety of its guests and crew above any other consideration.