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Air Crash Averted In Kenya: 15 Planes Put On Hold In Air As Airport Suffers Power Outage

- Operations disrupted for 95 minutes


Kenya's aviation authority (KCAA) has explained what caused diversions and delays at the country's main international airport in the capital, Nairobi.

In a statement, the KCAA claimed that "an Uninterrupted Power Supply unit for the Radar... encountered a fault. The Radar was turned off to allow for a replacement".

Operations were disrupted for 95 minutes to make sure that passengers were safe, it adds.

Two flights were diverted and 15 were put in a holding pattern in the air while the problem was sorted out.

Kenya Travel