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Private jet makes emergency landing at Kuwait airport

Filed on June 12, 2020
Kuwait airport, emergency landing,  Kuwait International Airport

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The plane made the emergency landed and slightly skidded off the runway before coming into a complete stop.

A private jet made an emergency landing at Kuwait International Airport Thursday after experiencing a technical error, the Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) said. No one was hurt.

The control tower received a call from the captain of the airplane, whose company was not disclosed, at 3:25 p.m. that he needed to return to the airport after he was airborne because of a technical malfunction, DGCA said in a statement.

The plane, which was carrying seven passengers, made the emergency landed and "slightly skidded off the runway before coming into a complete stop," it said, and confirmed all passengers were safe.

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