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Plane Make Emmergency Landing At OR Tambo International Airport

FlySafair flight FA212, originally headed to Cape Town, had to turn back to OR Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg on April 21 due to a technical issue. The aircraft sustained damage to a rear tyre during take-off, which was noticed by ground staff at OR Tambo. Upon receiving this alert, the flight crew made the decision to return to Johannesburg to ensure the safety of everyone on board.

Despite the damaged tyre, the pilots expertly handled the situation, guiding the plane back to OR Tambo where it landed smoothly. Thankfully, no injuries were reported among the passengers or crew. This successful landing demonstrated the skill and training of the FlySafair team, earning them praise from ACSA’s regional general manager, Jabulani Khambule.

Khambule commended the FlySafair pilots and crew for their professional response to the emergency, emphasizing that their experience and training played a key role in ensuring a safe outcome. Due to the incident, one of the runways at OR Tambo International Airport had to be closed for a few hours, but normal operations resumed shortly thereafter.

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