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Asmara Airport Reopens after Yemenia Airbus Incident

Safely towing Yemenia A330-200. It was repaired and flown back to Yemen on May 1st
Safely towing Yemenia A330-200. It was repaired and flown back to Yemen on May 1st

By TesfaNews,

AN INCIDENT on Tuesday 29th April by Yemenia Airbus A330-200, flight IY-630 from Sana’a caused Asmara Airport to close temporarily.

The incident happened after the plane landed and slowed safely on Asmara’s runway 07 and an attempt by the pilot to turn around and backtrack at the end of the runway to taxi, the nose and left main gear went off the runway, damaging and disabling the aircraft.

All the passengers and crew members on board, however, are reportedly safe.  Continue reading Asmara Airport Reopens after Yemenia Airbus Incident