We have received news from our Kenya office that an Ethiopian Airlines de Havilland Dash 8-400, registration ET-AVS operating flight number T-106 from Addis Ababa (ADD) to Mekele (MQX ) within Ethiopia.
The aircraft landed on Mekele's runway 11 but suffered a technical issue with the left main gear causing the aircraft to veer left of the runway and come to a stop on soft ground.
No injuries have been reported but there is major damage to the aircraft following the left gear collapse.
More details to follow.
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