The Malta Independent 27 November 2021, Saturday

Nobody injured as light aircraft makes emergency landing at Malta International Airport

Monday, 1 November 2021, 15:59 Last update: about 25 days ago

Nobody was injured after a light aircraft had to make an emergency landing at the Malta International Airport on Monday.

The MIA said in a statement that at 14:19, a private light aircraft declared an emergency after the two crew members on board experienced a landing gear malfunction.

MIA said that it triggered its emergency response plan, and members of the airport’s Rescue and Firefighting Team were immediately dispatched on site.

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“Following several unsuccessful attempts, the crew landed the aircraft at 15:20, with no injuries being reported,” the airport said.

The relevant authorities will be launching an investigation into what caused this incident.

Photo: TVM

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