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Silverstone plane makes emergency landing in Kenya

Christian Fernsby ▼ | October 28, 2019
A Silverstone aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing on Eldoret International Airport, Kenya after one of its tyres dropped off mid-air.
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The plane with only four passengers and five crew landed safely at the airport without the tire and amid heightened emergency services.

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Uasin Gishu Police Commander Johnstonne Ipara says all the passengers and crew were evacuated safely from the aircraft immediately it landed at the airport.

One of the left tires dropped off soon after the plane took off from the Lodwar Airstrip and emergency services were immediately activated in Eldoret for the landing.

Ipara said relevant authorities had launched investigations into the incident.


 

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