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Israeli Plane makes Emergency Landing in Eritrea

Boeing 767 touches down safely despite failure in one engine; no injuries reported

An El Al plane taxis into Ben Gurion International Airport
An El Al plane taxis into Ben Gurion International Airport

By Naama Barak,

An El Al flight en route from Bangkok to Tel Aviv made an emergency landing in Eritrea on Wednesday morning after a fault was discovered in one of the plane’s engines.

The 767 Boeing airplane landed safely at an airport in Asmara, Eritrea’s capital, and none of the passengers were injured.

“Passengers on flight 082 are being taken care of by the crew until the arrival of a replacement airplane that will depart in the coming hours,” El Al told the Ynet news site, adding that “El Al views flight safety with utmost importance and will not compromise on the topic. Continue reading Israeli Plane makes Emergency Landing in Eritrea