Minister of civil aviation Yunis al-Masri said on Friday that the Ukrainian plane was forced to land near Al-Alamein Civil Airport due to a technical fault in its engines. in a statement to Sabah On program broadcasted on On Live channel، the minister added that The Ukrainian plane was on its way to Sudan، pointing out that the Ukrainian plane is a cargo plane. A Ukrainian plane made on Friday an emergency landing in the North of Egypt، The Siver Post said. This was reported by local newspaper Al Ahram informs UNN.
According to her، the Ukrainian transport plane An-26 made an emergency landing approximately 50 km from the airport of the Egyptian city of El Alamein، which is located on the Mediterranean coast. The reason for the forced landing is called a technical fault. It is noted that none of the six crew members were not injured. This information Egyptian television also confirmed by the Minister of civil aviation Yunis al-Masri.