Comair aircraft makes emergency landing at OR Tambo Airport
It’s understood a guinea fowl allegedly flew into one of the plane’s engines shortly after it took off.
JOHANNESBURG - Comair has confirmed that one of its Kulula aircrafts has had to make an emergency landing at the OR Tambo International Airport this morning.
It's understood a guinea fowl allegedly flew into one of the plane's engines shortly after it took off from the Lanseria Airport to Cape Town.
The incident has resulted in some delays. No one was been injured.
Comair CEO Erik Venter said, "The Kulula aircraft did make an emergency landing because it's struck a guinea fowl coming out of Lanseria Airport. It's not unusual but we obviously take precautionary measures, we don't want to risk safety."