Explosion on Board an A321 After Taking Off From Mogadishu

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A Daallo Airline Airbus A321 flight D3159 made an emergency landing at Mogadishu today after an explosion soon after takeoff from Mogadishu, Somalia.

A loud bang was heard followed by flames, injuring 2 passengers. The body of a person fallen from a plane around Balcad town, Somalia.

If it had happened in higher altitude, it would have been an explosive decompression. It could have been a premature detonation of a bomb carried by a passenger.

Initial tests of the damage on Daallo Airlines came back positive for explosive residue.

Source: airlive.net