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Kabo Airline Suspends Pilot




Kabo Airline has suspended its pilot who did an emergency landing at the SokotoAirport last Friday which resulted in loss of the plane’s tyres. This was disclosed yesterday in Abuja by the Managing Director of of Nigeria Airspace Management Agency Authority (NAMA) Mr. Nnamdi Udoh during an interactive session between the Minister of Aviation, Princess Stella Oduah and newsmen.

It would be recalled that the Kabo plane which was conveying over 400 passengers from KanoAirport enroute Saudi Arabia had to do an emergency landing at the SokotoAirport. After the plane landed it was discovered that its tyres were deflated and it damaged some parts of the instrument landing system at the airport. The pilot also did not comply with the directive given by air traffic controllers on duty that the plane should land on runway 08 , but rather diverted to another runway. The passengers on board who were on pilgrimage to Mecca were safely evacuated and subsequently transferred to another aircraft which took them to their destination.
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