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Delta Airlines Flight Intercepted by Greek F-16 Fighter Jets

250px-Delta_logo.svgDelta Airlines flight DL-8957 was intercepted by two Greek F-16 fighter aircrafts on May 19th.

According to the airline, the radio contact with Greek ATC was lost for a brief period of time when the Boeing 767-400, en-route from Frankfurt, Germany, to Kuwait, was transiting through Greek Airspace.

The fighter jets returned to the airbase as the communication was restored.

The flight continued to Kuwait.

Jetstar Flight Diverts to Darwin International Airport

JetstarJetstar flight JQ7 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Darwin International Airport, Australia, on December 21.

The plane, en-route from Melbourne, Australia, to Singapore, experienced a brief period of turbulence after which, the pilot “identified a technical fault with one of the instruments on the flight deck and opted to divert to Darwin as a precaution,” an airline spokesperson said.

The plane landed uneventfully. No injuries were reported.

The aircraft was taken for examination.

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