SOCIETY | 08:29 / 31.10.2023
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Plane flying from Shanghai to Frankfurt lands in Tashkent due to a quarrel on board

Uzbekistan Airports provided information about the incident.

Photo: Uzbekistan Airports

According to Uzbekistan Airports, passenger flight LH729 of the German Lufthansa airline en route Shanghai – Frankfurt landed at an alternative airfield at Tashkent International Airport due to a quarrel between two passengers.

The crew asked to call law enforcement officers to the plane.

The Boeing 747-800 with 206 passengers on board made an emergency landing at 17:32 local time. The rowdy passengers were removed from the flight.

The aircraft took off from Tashkent to the designated airport at 20:36.

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