KLM cargo, Boeing 747-400ERF from Johannesburg, lost a part of it’s wing flap on approach to Harare Airport, Zimbabwe, on Monday.
The part fell onto open land in Chitungwiza, thirty kilometers southeast of the capital Harare and near the airport.
“On Monday, when deploying the landing at Harare, a KLM Cargo aircraft lost part of a flap of its wing. The crew of the cargo aircraft was able to land the airplane safely. The loose part was found just outside Harare and, as far as we know, has not caused any damage,” KLM said in an emailed response to questions from ZimLive.