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Kuwait Cairo-bound plane returns to airport after technical error
20/05/2013   |   08:15 PM | Kuwait News
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Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) public relations and media director Khaled Al-Khulaifi
Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) public relations and media director Khaled Al-Khulaifi
KUWAIT, May 20 (KUNA) -- Kuwait Airways plane, bound to Cairo, has returned after taking off from Kuwait International Airport due to technical error on Monday, the state-run carrier said.
The captain of the airplane discovered a technical error after taking off and returned to the airport in line with international standards, Kuwait Airways Corporation (KAC) public relations and media director Khaled Al-Khulaifi said.
The captain dumped some of the fuel to decrease the weight of the plane, a well-known procedure in such cases, landed normally and all passengers left the plane, Al-Khulaifi said in a statement to KUNA.
The passengers were well received by the ground staff until an alternative plane is provided, he added. (end) fnk.bs KUNA 202015 May 13NNNN
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