Gambia squad narrowly averted disaster flying to the Africa Cup of Nations - VIDEO

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11 January 2024 14:38
Gambia squad narrowly averted disaster flying to the Africa Cup of Nations - VIDEO

The Gambia football team narrowly averted disaster flying to the Africa Cup of Nations as they came 'within half-an-hour of dying' after the cabin oxygen supply failed.

Gambia squad and staff were heading from Banjul to Ivory Coast for tournament

And the plane had to turn around just nine minutes into flight after oxygen supply failed Idman.biz reports with referring to Daily Mail.

The squad and coaching staff were on a flight from the capital city of Banjul heading for the Ivory Coast for the tournament when several players passed out shortly after boarding the plane.

Just nine minutes after take-off, the pilot was forced to return to Banjul Airport for an emergency landing with oxygen supplies on board running low.

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