Hijack rumours lead to drama at Amsterdam

Wednesday 29th August 2012 at 15:13

Vueling Airlines Airbus A320 EC-LML
Emergency services around the Vueling Airlines Airbus A320

Low cost Spanish airline Vueling Airlines Airbus A320 (EC-LML) aircraft was today (29th August 2012) intercepted by 2 RNAF F-16 fighters when it entered Dutch airspace without any radio communication. Dutch F-16 fighters were scrambled to intercept the aircraft which was en route from Malaga, Spain.

After a safe landing the Airbus A320 was standing for 2 hours near the runway. All the possible emergency service and police force where at the scene. After two hours everyone was safely taken off board and on a bus to the terminal building.

Vueling Airlines fleet

Aircraft

In Service

On Orders

Passengers

Airbus A319-100

3

0

144

Airbus A320-200

56

0

180

Total

59

0

 

 

Vueling Airlines photos

 

Report by Derek Pedley

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