CESSNA 210 aircraft lands on its belly at Eros Airport

A Cessna 210 aircraft flown by a trainee pilot landed on its belly at the Eros Airport this morning, with no fatalities, the Namibia Airports Company (NAC) reported.

The aircraft belongs to the student who is also studying through the Windhoek Flight Training Centre.

The Directorate of Aircraft Accident Investigation (DAAI) under the Ministry of Works and Transport immediately secured and cleared the scene and their investigations continue. 

The aircraft has been removed from the runway and no significant damage to the runway or airport facilities were observed and operations at the airport are back to normal, NAC said.