A passenger airline has made an emergency landing at Adden Adde airport in Mogadishu, Somalia following what the passengers on board said was a blast that ripped off the fuselage (the chassis of the airplane) near the right wing engine.
According to aviation sources in the Adden Adde airport, the plane emergency-landed half an hour after it departed Tuesday afternoon from Adden Adde airport in Mogadishu to Djibouti. Their were 74 passengers on board at the time of the departure with 70 of them being Turkish nationals who had their flight delayed following unfavourable whether condition. No one was killed in the incident although two passengers have been treated with minor injuries. The airplane was en route to Djibouti airport in Djibouti.
According to the minister for Transport and Aviation, Ali Ahmed Jam’a alias Jengeli he said the incident was not grave, adding all passengers on board at the time of the blast were rescued upon touch-down of the ill fated plane that belonged to Daallo Airlines. Daallo is among the airline companies that remained in business over the years when the country was in civil war.