An airport official in Senegal says an Ethiopian Airways aircraft made an emergency touchdown on the worldwide airport outdoors the capital Dakar after an engine caught fireplace after takeoff.
Blaise Diagne Worldwide Airport spokesman Tidiane Tamba informed The Related Press that the pilots of the flight, which was headed to Addis Ababa by way of Bamako, Mali, referred to as the management tower shortly after takeoff Tuesday morning requesting an emergency touchdown.
Ethiopian Airlines said on Twitter that a Boeing 767 aircraft was forced to make an emergency landing because of a “technical problem.” It did not provide further details.
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