February 5, 2016

Plane crash-lands at JKIA, runway closed

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A plane has crash landed at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport in Nairobi this morning. The plane, a Fokker 50 operated by Skyward skidded on the runway with gear up upon landing.

The plane was arriving from Wajir. 6 passengers were aboard and all are safe.

The runaway which is covered in foam which was sprayed to prevent any fire is closed for now.

All incoming flights have now been diverted to Mombasa International Airport according to the Kenya Airports Authority. No word on when the runway is going to reopen.

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