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The Zambezi Airlines plane which was damaged at Lusaka International Airport in May this year has returned to Zambia after undergoing a successful six months repair works in South Africa.
The Boeing 737-500 was badly damaged by a loader at the airport as it was landing in May this year.
Zambezi Airlines Director of Flight Operations Captain George Sinkala says the plane returned to Lusaka on Friday after being certified Air Worth.
Captain Sinkala says the repair works were carried out by Jax Wax of South Africa.
He says the plane which has capacity of one hundred eleven passengers is now fit to fly after going through flying tests in South Africa.
Captain Sinkala who flew the plane from South Africa to Zambia on Friday says it is in good condition and has also been certified by Department of Civil Aviation.
He was speaking in an interview in Lusaka on Saturday.