Musician Akothee has jumped to the defense of Silverstone Air following negative backlash from the public over the airline’s flight mishaps this month.

In the most recent incident on Monday, a Silverstone Airplane – Dash 8-300 registration 5y BWG -made an emergency landing at Eldoret International Airport after a wheel fell off during take-off from Lodwar.

The Kenya Civil Aviation Authority (KCAA) has since started auditing Silverstone Air Services as a result of three incidents in October.

And as the airline called a presser on Wednesday at the Norfolk, one of its most popular brand influencers, Akothee, also issued a statement in defence of the embattled airline.

According to Akothee, the incidents are not new as they happen daily on different airlines. She said Silverstone have made 10,000 safe landings in the past two years without major complaints.

“You have never heard any complaints of funny incidents, personally I have my bedroom in the plane, I spend more time at the airports than in my homes, so I will clearly tell you that the two incidents that Silverstoneairservices has hard is not new. It happens if not daily then couple of times on different airlines! The only challenge here is SILVERSTONEAIRSERVICES is a famous airline, the celebrity Airline with many fans and haters too,” wrote Akothee in a long post.

The musician said she personally flies her family and friends through Silverstone and she will be flying her daughter Rue Baby and 19 models on the airline when they travel to Malindi.

“I personally fly all my family, friends and fans @Silverstoneairservices, do you want to tell me that I am risking my life and the life of my beloved ones? I will be flying the 19 models to Malindi together with my own daughter do you think I am risking the life of my children? Common, please as a frequent flyer, I will tell you that nothing is new,” she said.

The mother of five also apologised to Silverstone customers for any inconvenience caused.

“You know I am a mother and I care, I would not risk the life of those that I love. We are sorry for any inconvenience caused. For our customers who have panicked Poleni sanaa, we are on the ground working on your safety and tightening all loose ends.”

“I PRAY THAT YOU ALL GET PEACE IN THIS TRYING MOMENTS 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 SILVERSTONEAIRSERVICES FOR LIFE,” she concluded.

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Goodmorning people . Well I have been offline due to things being different on the ground. For the past 2 years we @silverstoneairservices have made 10,000 safe landings ,flying 1 million frequent flayers and operating 14 daily flights ! You have never heard any complaints of funny incidents, personally I have my bedroom in the plane, I spend more time at the airports than in my homes, so I will clearly tell you that the two incidents that Silverstoneairservices has hard is not new,it happens if not daily then couple of times on different airlines, ! The only challenge here is SILVERSTONEAIRSERVICES is a famous airline , The celebrity Airline with many fans and haters too! Well we have to admit that safety is key and measures should be taken to ensure that our customers are safe , but let's go back to history , we have been flying for over 2 YEARS 🤷‍♂️, I personally fly all my family, friends and fans @Silverstoneairservices, do you want to tell me that I am risking my life and the life of my beloved ones? I will be flying the 19 models to malindi together with my own daughter do you think I am risking the life of my children ? Common , please as a frequent flayer, I will tell you that nothing is new, just the other day we had our own Kenyan flight turn back for emergency landing in jkia ,it dint reach Tanzania due to technical issues , have people stopped going to Tanzania? I have been flying over 15 years, I live in between the counties and countries I dont remember the last time I did road 🙆‍♂️, years back before Silverstoneairservices, we have heard tire bursts, engine failures, delayed flights , planes leaving the runway off the grass, but it has never been news since this planes are not famous , personally I have taken a plane from kisumu to Nairobi, only to find ourselves ontop of Indian Ocean, pilot saying nothing, only to be told, ooh, sorry we lost our way and now heading back to Nairobi 🙊🙊, I have been in a plane that left the runway upon take off and ended up on the grass🤷‍♂️, the other day another plane landed on the heads of the wild animals in maasai mara it was not news,the same plane had a tire burst yesterday ,on the runway

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You know I am a mother and I care , I would not risk the life of those that I love , we are sorry for any inconvenience caused . For our customers who have panicked Poleni sanaa, we are on the ground working on your safety and tightening all loose ends ! I just lost my friend on a road accident inside her own V8 after we spoke for over 2 hours , I am still in shock 🙏🏾🙆‍♂️ life is all risky, pedestrians get hit by cars yet some of them dont even know the price of petrol 🙏🏾I pray that we all see sense in everything happening and take every challenge as a lesson to make things better. Let's put all in prayers and embrace our challenges for better results I PRAY THAT YOU ALL GET PEACE IN THIS TRYING MOMENTS 🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾🙏🏾 SILVERSTONEAIRSERVICES FOR LIFE 💪💪SAFETY & COMFORT IS KEY 💪💪💪

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