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Pegasus Airlines Jet Diverts to Sofia Airport due to Engine Failure

Pegasus AirlinesA Pegasus Airlines flight made an emergency landing at Sofia Airport in Bulgaria, on August 28th.

The plane, en-route from Antalya, Turkey to Amsterdam, Netherlands, was diverted after one of its engines failed.

The plane landed uneventfully.

There were 163 passengers and 6 crew members on-board at the time; none of them was hurt.


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Laptop Prompts Turkish Plane to Land in Emergency

Turkish airlinesA Turkish Airlines passenger jet, en route from Brussels to Istanbul, made an emergency landing at the Sofia Airport, Bulgaria, at about 19:00 EEST on August 9.

The decision was made after the authorities suspected that a laptop with an unknown owner could contain an explosive device.

The plane landed safely and all the passengers were off loaded and led to a safe location. The suspected laptop was seized for examination however, no threat was established.

The flight resumed after a short time.

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