Home News Emirates News Agency – As a result of a technical fault, the affected teams are dealing with the crash of a small civilian aircraft at the external parking lots of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque while it was on its way to land at Al Bateen Private Airport

Emirates News Agency – As a result of a technical fault, the affected teams are dealing with the crash of a small civilian aircraft at the external parking lots of Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque while it was on its way to land at Al Bateen Private Airport

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ABU DHABI, August 31/ WAM/ The General Civil Aviation Authority, in coordination with the competent authorities, announced the crash of a small civilian Cessna single-engine fixed-wing aircraft for amateur purposes in the outdoor parking lots of the Sheikh Zayed Grand Mosque campus. Immediately concerned with responding to the event.

The authority confirmed in a statement that preliminary investigations showed that the accident was caused by a technical malfunction while the plane was on its way to land at Al Bateen Private Airport, and the plane crashed in an unmanned area. As a result of the accident, the pilot was injured, and he was immediately taken to hospital to receive the necessary treatment and follow-up on his state of health.

All affected teams, represented by the National Search and Rescue Center, the General Command of Abu Dhabi Police and the General Civil Aviation Authority, coordinated directly to ensure the safety of the accident area. The authorities concerned confirmed that the safety of civilians is a top priority.

The General Authority of Civil Aviation confirmed that it will launch an investigation into the causes and consequences of the accident.

The authorities concerned appealed to the honorable public to take information from their official sources and avoid spreading and circulating rumours.

Wam/Emad Al Ali

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