Near plane collision in Kenyan raise alarm over safety in African skies | Travel News

Ethiopian Airlines and Neo were on a possible deadly collision course over Kenyan  skies. Two weeks after a mid-air collision was narrowly avoided in the Kenyan airspace, aviation safety concerns in African skies remain a key debate among the continent’s aviation departments and governments.

Ethiopian passenger jet and the Italian Neos SpA leisure plane were reported to have avoided mid-air collision after the Ethiopian Airlines pilot climbed 1000 feet to skip a possible collision between the two aircraft, all flying the same converging path.

Media reports said this ending that the near-collision involving an Ethiopian jet and an Italian Neos SpA Leisure airline was prevented when the Ethiopian Airlines pilot made a sudden…

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