Kwa mujibu wa shuhuda wa tukio hilo, mojawapo ya injini ilishika moto na kulazimisha marubani kusimamisha ndege na kuirudisha sehemu ya kupakia abiria, baada ya kuchukua hatua za dharura za kuuzima moto huo kabla ya kuleta madhara.
Kampuni ya Precision imethibitisha tukio hilo na hii hapa tarifa yake rasmi:
FIRE INCIDENT IN ZANZIBAR
INTERNATIONAL AIRPORTThis is an official statement from Precision Air Services PLC with regards to the fire incident that
took place in Zanzibar’s Karume
International Airport on the 16 th
of June 2016. Precision Air Services operating its equipment with registration number 5HPWB between Zanzibar and Dar es Salaam registered a fire alarm, on noticing the alarm the pilot immediately initiated standard operating procedures to extinguish the fire and taxied the aircraft back to the apron. This aircraft had operated Dar es Salaam
Kilimanjaro as PW432 and Kilimanjaro
Zanzibar as PW2433 with no incidences. No one was harmed during this incidence; all 34 passengers and 4 crew members were safely evacuated and given accommodation for the night. We wish to inform all our passengers and the general public that due to our strict adherence to safety, immediate measures were taken to send another engine from Dar es Salaam. We have also sent a rescue flight to take TCAA officials together with our engineers to conduct required standard investigations for such an event. The same equipment will also airlift the passengers back to Dar es Salaam to continue on their journeys. Precision Air is an IOSA certified airline therefore the safety of our passengers, crew and aircraft is always a priority. We hereby sincerely apologize to all our passengers for any inconveniences caused and would like to assure them that all our other operations will continue as scheduled. We will notify them of any changes or updates.
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