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Darwin Airlines Plane Diverts to Italy after Issue with Nose Gear

Darwin Airlines flight F7-17 had to divert and make an emergency landing at Milan–Malpensa Airport, formerly City of Busto Arsizio Airport, Italy, on June 1st.

The Saab 2000, flying from Geneva, Switzerland, to Lugano, Switzerland, had to divert after the crew received an unsafe indication for the nose gear.

The plane landed safely.

No one was injured.

British Airways Plane Intercepted by Hungarian Fighter Jets

British airwaysBritish Airways flight BA-108 was intercepted by fighter aircrafts after it lost communication with Hungary’s ATC on April 30th.

The Boeing 777-200, heading from Dubai, United Arab Emirates, to London, England, lost contact with the ATC while it was entering Hungary’s Airspace.

The Hungarian Authorities dispatched two Saab Gripen fighter planes to intercept the plane, however, the communication was restored shortly afterwards. The fighter jets returned to the base while the flight continued to London.

The incident is being investigated.

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