TAAG Angola Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing with Ground Worker Locked in Cargo Hold

Sunday, October 2, 2016
By George Hatcher

taagTAAG Angola Airlines flight DT-655 had to divert and make an emergency landing in Lisbon, Portugal, on October 1st.

The plane flying from Porto, Portugal, to Luanda, Angola, was diverted after the crew was informed that a ground worker was suspected of being trapped in the cargo hold.

The plane landed uneventfully.

The ground worker was found in the cargo hold and was taken to hospital due to suspected Hypothermia.

The authorities said the worker had passed out while loading a box containing pet animals.

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