Earlier today at 14.32 local time, a light aircraft was involved in an accident on Malta International Airport’s main runway.
The aircraft involved in the accident is a Tecnam P92 Echo JS registered 9H-LQA and is owned by the European Pilot Academy.
Malta International Airport confirmed that its Rescue and Firefighting Services Team was dispatched to the scene immediately.
The one crew member on board the aircraft sustained no injuries.
While the airport’s runways were earlier closed, Malta International Airport announced that normal operations have now resumed.
Malta International Airport thanked the team and all the relevant stakeholders for their contribution in bringing airport operations back to normal swiftly.
An investigation into what caused the accident is currently underway.