Safety scare as Fly540 plane makes emergency landing.

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The Fly540 plane after landing at an open field[Photo/Courtesy].

“All the crew members and passengers are confirmed safe from any injuries after the incident,” Turkana County Police Commander Samuel Ndanyi said.

There was safety scare moments after a Fly540 aircraft made an emergency landing just five minutes after take off from Turkana.

Reports indicate- that the plane had just taken off from Turkana’s Kapese Airstrip headed to Wilson Airport on Friday Feb 28th morning when it suddenly came down.

The Daily Nation reported that the 5Y-CGH plane with 49 passengers and 5 crew members managed to land safely in an open field.

“All the crew members and passengers are confirmed safe from any injuries after the incident,” Turkana County Police Commander Samuel Ndanyi said.

He noted that all the passengers have been evacuated and arrangements were being made to have another airplane fly them to Nairobi.

The airline said there was engine failure after a suspected foreign object hit the aircraft.

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