Emmanuel Emenike, Teammates survive near plane crash

OrijoReporter.com, Emmanuel Emenike

Former Super Eagles striker Emmanuel Emenike and his Fenerbache teammates on Tuesday were involved in a near air mishap why travelling by air from Turkey to London ahead of Thursday’s Europa League game against Manchester United.

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Reports said while players and officials of the team were on board, the plane was hit by bird strike leaving the aircraft with a cracked windscreen.

It was reported that the pilot had to make an emergency landing in Budapest where a second plane was then sent from Istanbul to pick the team up from the Hungarian capital and continue the journey to Manchester.

Fenerbahce are top of Group A with four points while Manchester United are third.

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