(Reuters) – A private plane lugging U2 frontman Bono lost its back hatch while approaching Berlin, but the pilot handled to touch down safely as well as the Irish stone superstar was never ever at risk, airport authorities said on Thursday.

The hatch, 80-centimetre by 100-centimetre (32-inch by 40-inch) in dimension, dropped from the sky someplace near Schoenefeld flight terminal, situated on the southeastern borders of the German capital, the airport representative said.It was vague why the hatch cracked off as well as German authorities were looking into the incident which happened on Wednesday, he said. The aircraft was carrying 5 travelers and two crew members.The Learjet, which stemmed from Dublin, was never ever in danger of plunging as well as

landed securely, the spokesperson added. Bono, 54, came to Berlin to comply with German Development Minister Gerd Mueller and to go to an honor wedding on Thursday night.(Reporting by Michael Nienaber; Modifying by Dominic Evans)