Precision Air attributes flights cancellation to technical challenges

PRECISION Air has confirmed that its two airplanes have failed to make their regular flights due to technical challenges.

According to the company, one of its planes failed to make flight due to technical fault while the other one had to make an emergency landing.

The company explained that one of its planes had technical fault thus causing delays and subsequently cancellation of the flight while the other one had to make an emergency landing after hitting a bird while flying from Dar es Salaam to Dodoma.

It further explained  that yesterday  morning , an  aircraft, 5H-PWD, taking off from Dar es Salaam to Dodoma encountered bird strikes and returned to base for further inspection.

The Airline apologised for the inconvenience caused and promised that their team is working tirelessly to stabilise the schedule.

Precision Air that is partly owned by Kenya Airways, is Tanzania’s largest airline. It was founded in 1993. Its main hub is in Dar es Salaam, at Julius Nyerere International Airport (JNIA), Dar es Salaam.

According to Ch-aviation, the airline operates a fleet of nine aircraft: two ATR 42-500s, of which one was involved in November last year accident, two inactive ATR 42-600s, and five ATR 72-500, of which two are currently not being operated. All aircraft are leased from the Ireland-based Swala Leasing & Finance company.

Precision Air operates domestic, regional, and charter services to mainly touristic destinations, including the Serengeti National Park and the Zanzibar Archipelago.

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