Rescue activities are presently underway at Nairobi’s Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) following an “aircraft incident,” as announced by the Kenya Airports Authority.
The Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) confirmed that emergency teams are evacuating everyone aboard the plane.
“An aircraft overflying Nairobi encountered an incident at JKIA this morning. Immediate rescue operations are underway, led by our dedicated emergency response teams,” KAA posted on its Social Media Pages.
“We are working closely with authorities as we prioritize the safety of all involved”.
KAA did not reveal what transpired, and no casualty has been reported.
Eyewitnesses reported seeing smoke engulfing the jet at the airport.©Standard Gazette, 2021. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s publisher is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Standard Gazette with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.