Flight from London in 'accident' at Harare airport: official

5th August 2010, Comments 0 comments

Ambulances rushed to Harare international airport Thursday after a Boeing 767 on a flight from London was involved in an accident while landing, aviation officials and witnesses said.

"I can confirm that a 767 plane coming from London has had an accident at Harare airport," David Chawota, the head of Zimbabwe's Civil Aviation Authority, told AFP.

"We are trying to establish what has caused the accident. We have set up an emergency help line desk to assist."

He would not name the airline or say what exactly had happened to the plane.

Several ambulances were seen heading towards the airport, witnesses said.

© 2010 AFP

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