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BY NAMULONGO PETER,NAIROBI,10TH MAY 2019-There was panic on Friday morning among passengers on board Kenya Airways flight after the flight headed to Mombasa from Nairobi on Friday was forced to make an emergency landing.
Upesinews has reliably established that KQ604 had just taken off from Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) when it was hit by a bird strike.
Information on KQ website indicate that the Embraer aircraft took off at 10:11am.
The bird strike is reported to have caused an engine glitch that forced the pilot to turn back to JKIA for repair.
The plane which was carrying an unknown number of passengers was expected to land in Mombasa at 10:56am.
No injuries were reported.