Skip to content
Subscriber Only

Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Somalia Capital After Fire

Updated on

A passenger jet made an emergency landing in Somalia’s capital when a fire broke out shortly after take off, with two people suffering minor injuries, an official said.

The Daallo Airlines plane returned to Mogadishu’s airport on Tuesday after a bang was heard on board and a fire erupted, Ali Ahmed Jama, Somalia’s minister of air transport and civil aviation, told reporters in the city. He said investigations are under way to discover the cause. The jet was bound for neighboring Djibouti.