Thai Airways Airbus makes emergency landing in Istanbul
Topics: THAI AIRWAYS AIRBUS EMERGENCY LANDING ISTANBUL
The airliner made the sudden landing at 5:30 a.m. local time as it was flying from Bangkok to Frankfurt after a 61-year-old German passenger became ill.
The aircraft took off again for Germany at 7:20 a.m. after the passenger was taken to an Istanbul hospital by ambulance.
According to airport officials, this marked the first time an Airbus A380 landed at Istanbul Airport. ■