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Bukhara airport temporarily suspends receiving aircraft due to strong dust storm

Bukhara airport temporarily suspends receiving aircraft due to strong dust storm

Photo: Uzbekistan Airports

Due to unfavorable weather conditions, two flights were diverted to alternative airfields in Samarkand and Navoi.

The Turkish Airlines flight TK-266 on the Istanbul-Bukhara route could not land at the designated airport due to a dust storm.

The crew decided to fly to an alternative airfield in Samarkand. At 15:20 local time, the plane with 62 passengers on board landed at the Samarkand airport.

The Uzbekistan Airways flight HY-23 on the Tashkent-Bukhara route went to the alternative airfield in Navoi.

At 15:25 Tashkent time, the plane with 139 passengers landed at Navoi airport.

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