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Silverstone plane makes emergency landing in Eldoret after tyre falls off

A plane belonging to Silverstone Air was on Monday forced to make an emergency landing after a tyre fell off during take-off.

A source who spoke to said the plane which was forced to land at Eldoret International Airport had at least four people on board when the incident happened.

None of the passengers was harmed and were booked into another aircraft operated by Skyward Airline for the remainder of the journey.

“Silverstone Air has activated its contingency plans and the customers affected were rebooked and have since landed safely in Nairobi,” the airline told Citizen Digital.

The incident comes barely three weeks after two people were seriously injured after another plane belonging to Silverstone Air crashlanded at Wilson Airport.

Aviation authorities and police have launched probe into the incident.

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