Troubled US-bound Airbus lands safely at Amsterdam
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Troubled US-bound Airbus lands safely at Amsterdam

An Airbus headed from Paris to the US with over 300 people on board landed safely at Amsterdam Schiphol airport on Wednesday after it was diverted because its flaps jammed.

"The plane has landed safely at Schiphol," air traffic control spokeswoman Bertine Langelaan told AFP.


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Delta Airlines said earlier that its Flight 99 to Detroit had been diverted because it was unable to retract its flaps after taking off from Paris hub Charles de Gaulle.

A plane's wing flaps help an aircraft gain or lose altitude by being raised or lowered.

The Airbus A330 had 298 passengers and 11 crew on board, Delta said.

The plane had circled over eastern England to burn fuel before trying to land, Langelaan said.

Emergency services were deployed at Schiphol, she said.

by Tony KARUMBA © 2013 AFP

Source : AFP

Published on ASDNews: Aug 7, 2013

 

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