Iraqi plane makes emergency landing near Kalar: Defense Ministry
ERBIL (Kurdistan 24) – An Iraqi military aircraft made an emergency landing in the al-Mawdiya area outside the city of Kalar, Iraq's Ministry of Defense announced on Saturday.
The aircraft was a “Cessna Caravan” type that landed “during a training flight due to a technical malfunction,” the ministry said in a statement.
Six individuals were on board, but no casualties have yet been reported.
“The plane landed during a flight from Suleiman Begg to Sulaimaniyah (Sulaimani), but landed outside of Sulaimani,” Brigadier General Yahya Rasool, the spokesperson for the Iraqi Defense Ministry said in a statement.
Editing by John J. Catherine