Bird strike damages aircraft engine on Vava‘u take-off following Real Tonga workers being hit with Covid-19 layoffs

    Maumau e vakapuna 'a e Real Tonga 'i Vava'u he pongipongi' ni hili ene tau 'i ha fo'i manupuna 'o komo'i ia 'e he mīsini' pea pau ai ke foki 'o tō fakavavevave ki he mala'e vakapuna Lupepau'u'. Kuo uesia lahi heni e fepuna'aki fakalotofonua pea te'eki mahino ha fakamatala pau ki he kaha'u 'o e fepuna'aki ni

    A Real Tonga plane with more than dozen passengers and crew on board suffered engine damage when it hit a bird during take-off from the Lupepau’u International Airport this morning. This has forced pilots to make an emergency landing. Upon arrival at airport it was found that damage had occurred to one of the engines,…


    There’s More To This Article


    But you don’t have full access to read it. Subscribe now to unlock it and more…


    See Offers
    Already have an account?
    Sign in