Polish Plane Makes Emergency Landing in Addis Ababa due to Engine Trouble

ADDIS ABABA – A plane belonging to Poland’s Enter Air made an emergency landing in Addis Ababa after taking off from Mombasa, Kenya, following engine problems, a Polish government official said on Saturday.

One of the engines of the Boeing 737-800 Aircraft with 167 passengers on board showed erroneous indications, prompting the crew to divert to Addis Ababa, according to Enter Air airlines.

A replacement plane would be sent from Poland to pick up the stranded passengers, Piotr Wawrzyk, a deputy foreign minister, wrote on Twitter.

The deputy minister also said the second plane should reach Addis Ababa on Saturday evening, adding Polish consular service here were trying to obtain Ethiopian visas for the passengers to enable them to wait for its arrival at a hotel.


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