KCAA launch probe into Silverstone Air accidents

Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) has launched investigations into the recent incidents caused by Silverstone Air.

In a press statement on Monday, the Director-General Gilbert Kibe confirmed to be aware of the incidents.

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“Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA), the state corporation responsible for regulating the aviation industry and providing air navigation services, wishes to assure members of the public that we are fully aware of these incidents.”

In order to ascertain the level of compliance with the civil service regulations, an audit will be performed alongside the company’s manual and procedures.

“The audit is being performed in order to determine the level of compliance with the current Civil Aviation regulations and their own company approved manuals and procedures.”

Members of the public have since been assured of safety and security by the regulators as it is their paramount priority.

On Monday morning a plane belonging to the airline saw one of its wheels fall off after take-off from Lodwar.

It was forced to make an emergency landing at Eldoret Airport.

On 11th October another airplane from the same company made a crash landing immediately after take-off at Wilson airport.

Silverstone Air has assured the public of safety but concerns have been raised following recent fold of events.

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Berryl Achieng
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