Shocking accident in Africa: a plane with 36 passengers “overturned” when landing

Shocking accident in Africa: a plane with 36 passengers “overturned” when landing

A terrifying image travels the world and comes from the continent of Africa. A plane of the Jubba Airways airline, which was making an internal trip through Somalia, connecting Baidoa with Mogadishu, the country’s capital, suffered a malfunction, the reason for which is unknown. This caused a forced landing and an explosion that ended with the aircraft flipping over. On board, there were 36 passengers who, fortunately, escaped unharmed.

In one of the first images that were released of the accident, the “overturned” plane could be seen, surrounded by an intense flame and black smoke that presaged the worst for those who were in the vicinity of the place. In a matter of minutes, alerted by the security authorities of the international airport, the first crews of firefighters and medical service units arrived to provide immediate care to the victims. In one of the first images that were released of the accident, the “overturned” plane could be seen, surrounded by an intense flame and black smoke that presaged the worst for those who were in the vicinity of the place. In a matter of minutes, alerted by the security authorities of the international airport, the first crews of firefighters and medical service units arrived to provide immediate care to the victims.

Despite the tragic event, the public services of the African country acted with great speed and solvency to deactivate any source of danger and thus protect the entire environment of the Aden Adde airport, a place where the UN, the peacekeeping mission of the African Union (AU) and foreign embassies.

The firefighters acted immediately before the tragic event that happened in Somalia. / Reuters Agency

“The aircraft had a total of 36 passengers on board, including the crew. All the people survived the accident”, concluded Hasaan in a letter that was issued to the press and assured that the investigations are already underway to determine the causes of the event.

The Federal Republic of Somalia is located in the east of the African continent, bordered to the west and northwest by Ethiopia and to the east by the Indian Ocean. Being a domestic flight, the crew expected to arrive from Baidoa to Mogadishu, where there is an approximate distance of 240 kilometers, a journey that takes an hour and a half by plane.

The official statement from Jubba Airways

The airline used its social networks to report on the case that put all of Somalia on edge and published an official statement in which it released data and details of the shocking accident.

“The Fokker 50 aircraft, registered as 5Y-JXN, was involved in an accident while landing at Aden Adde International Airport. All passengers and crew on board have been safely evacuated, with no fatalities. He also reported that “more information will be released in the following days as it becomes available” regarding the damage that caused this accident.

“The Fokker 50 aircraft, registered as 5Y-JXN, was involved in an accident while landing at Aden Adde International Airport. All passengers and crew on board have been safely evacuated, with no fatalities. He also reported that “more information will be released in the following days as it becomes available” regarding the damage that caused this accident.

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