A man has supposedly been ‘sucked to his departure’ when an alleged bomb explosion made a hole in the side of a passenger jet.
Another two people were confirmed injured in the explosion on the Daallo Airlines flight heading from Mogadishu to Dijibouti.
Despite losing cabin pressure brought on by the hole above one of the wings, the pilot could use the undamaged flight controls to safely return the passengers to Mogadishu International Airport.
Somali authorities found the body of an old man 30km north of Mogadishu which they believe fell from your plane, CNN report.
The plane’s Serbian aviator, Vladimir Vodopivec, 64, told Belgrade newspaper Blic: “I think it was a bomb.”Fortunately, the flight controls were not damaged so I really could return and land in the airport.”Something like this has never happened in my own flight livelihood. We lost pressure. Thank god it finished well.
“The Somalian government has not confirmed suspicions the explosion was brought on by a bomb but are currently investigating the incident.
On Tuesday all flights in and out of the airport were briefly suspended as an outcome of the event.