On Wednesday evening of 23rd February, Several flights landing at the great Jomo Kenyatta International Airport (JKIA) were forced to divert to Mombasa International Airport following one of the planes' malfunction on the airport's runway.
It is confirmed by a source on the airport that as the plane was taking off it experience d a technical problem leading to it's broke down on JKIA runway leading to a complete closing off.
This incident occurred today a few minutes to 6:00 p.m. Due to the heavy traffic from other almost landing planes , the operators were forced to divert some of the planes to other airports across the country.
Later, some of the passengers confirmed that they were left stranded at various airports including Malindi and Moi Airports after they were informed that their flights to Nairobi JKIA, would not take off.
The communications received from the Kenya Airports Authority (KAA) stated that they were still collecting more information before releasing a public statement regarding the incident.
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