Egypt Air Flight Returns to Saudi Arabia due to Smoke in Cockpit

Tuesday, August 8, 2017
By George Hatcher

Egypt Air flight MS-640 had to return for an emergency landing in Medina, Saudi Arabia, on August 4th.

The Airbus A330-200 plane took off for Cairo, Egypt, but had to return shortly afterwards after the crew noticed smoke in the cockpit.

The plane landed safely. All fifty passengers and ten crew members remained safe.

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