- Travellers aboard a Mango Airlines flight from Joburg to Cape Town recently got the fright of their lives
- The plane was 'forced into a nosedive' and later made an emergency landing at OR Tambo International Airport
- A debriefing revealed that a 'criminal syndicate' had supplied the airline with a faulty part, resulting in the incident
Investigations into the recent emergency landing of a Mango Airlines flight have revealed a 'criminal syndicate'.
A flight from Johannesburg to Cape Town was cut short when the plane had been 'forced into a nosedive', later forced to make an emergency landing at OR Tambo, Briefly.co.za gathered.
The South African reports that no injuries had been sustained but a report on the matter revealed that SAA Technical had found a defective part with no clear service history had been responsible.
A 'security breach' had been admitted to, with criminal enterprises blamed for the incident. These syndicates are looting 'hundreds of millions' from the airlines while simultaneously putting lives at risk.
Citizens shared their opinion on the incident online, take a look at what they had to say:
"Is there anything left of this country? I feel like screaming!!!!! Where's our law and order? Where's our pride as a nation? I can't deal!" @Hawkley16
"When in SA or flying to/from SA I will only fly with Comair or other airlines that dont service their planes with SAA parts. I need to know if my preferred airline is getting parts/service from SAA?"
"How did they get into the supply chain in the first place. Seems to me these companies are looking at buying cheap parts to cut costs which equals more profits even tho their passengers lives and safety is at stake."
"I am done flying South African Airways. I always fly SAA when I go home for my summer holidays to visit my parents. After reading this, I think it is not worth paying so much money and for putting your own life at risk. The best thing to do, is boycotting SAA and let die!" @TheEagl23595997
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