A Lufthansa flight from Tel Aviv to Frankfurt declared a state of emergency at the last minute while passing through Bosnian airspace.
An Airbus A321-200, Lufthansa LH691, which was operating a scheduled flight from Tel Aviv (TLV) to Frankfurt (FRA), sounded the transponder code 7700 while flying over Bosnian airspace, declaring a general emergency. did.
This flight is now within the flight information region of Zagreb, Croatia and is changing its destination appropriately. Zagreb airport (Zag).
Upon arrival in Zagreb at 07:30 local time, the weather is clear with visibility (VFR), light winds, and a visibility of over 10 kilometers.
Flight LH691 is now established on final approach to RWY04 Zagreb Airport (ZAG).
According to this morning’s flight data, flight LH691 left Tel Aviv with a slight delay. It shows the actual departure time of 05:39 IDT for the scheduled departure time of 04:50 IDT.
The flight then proceeded as normal, climbing to a cruising altitude of FL360 (36,000 feet) and on track for the flight plan to Frankfurt.
The aircraft then activated transponder code 7700 and declared a general emergency while descending FL240 (24,000 feet) over Bosnia.
The aircraft in question is an Airbus A321-271NX registration D-AIEO. One-year-old aircraft belonging to the airline Lufthansa.
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