Oct 5, 2013 – Nigerian Plane Crash Averted In Sokoto: Kabo Air Makes Emergency Landing After Tyre Explosion
Another plane crash disaster has been averted in Sokoto in the early hours of Today Saturday Oct 5, 2013.
According to sources, the Kabo Airplane carrying 400 passengers to Saudi Arabia had an emergency tyre burst on air.
The experienced pilot safely made an emergency landing at the Sir Abubakar III international Airport in Sokoto this morning with no injuries reported.
Boeing 747 jumbo jet left Kano on Friday en route to Saudi Arabia had to divert to Sokoto after several of its tyres exploded immediately after it took off the Aminu Kano International Airport in Kano.
All the passengers aboard the airline have been evacuated from the plane and lodged in a hotel in Sokoto.