Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767 jet makes emergency landing in Dakar

The Boeing 767 aircraft had just taken off from Dakar airport en route to Addis Ababa when the pilot made an emergency landing
Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 767 jet makes emergency landing in Dakar

An Ethiopian Airlines jet made an emergency landing in Dakar with one of its engines on fire, though all 90 passengers and crew were unharmed, airport and airline officials said.

The Boeing 767 aircraft had just taken off from Dakar airport en route to Addis Ababa when the pilot asked to return and make an emergency landing, Tidiane Tamba, a spokesperson for the Senegal airport told reporters.

READ: Ethiopian Airlines’ preliminary crash report released

Ethiopian Airlines confirmed one of its jets had suffered a “mechanical problem” and had safely returned to its point of departure, without giving more details on the cause.

Your Friends Also Read:  Tanzania’s Electric SGR Operations Gets Power Boost

The airline said all those on board were safe.

The Dakar incident came after an Ethiopian Airlines Boeing 737 MAX crashed in March shortly after taking off from Addis Ababa, killing all 157 people on board.

READ: Ethiopian Airlines rejects ‘pilot error’ claim by US politician


All rights reserved. This material, and other digital content on this website, may not be reproduced, published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed in whole or in part without prior express written permission from News Central TV.

Contact: digital@newscentral.ng

Total
1
Shares

Leave a Reply

Previous Article
Protesters watch a Malawi Defence Force armoured vehicle in Malawi where a police officer was killed

Protesters stone police officer to death in Malawi

Next Article
Gbagbo's lawyer calls for his freedom from the ICC

Ivory Coast ex-President Gbagbo’s lawyer calls on ICC to free ex-leader

Related Posts