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Aircraft flying to Argentina forced to land back in Spain due to bureaucratic issues
Madrid, Spain - Brazil denied permission to fly in its airspace
The pilot of an Air Comet Airbus A-330/200 was forced today to invert its route when it was already in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, landing back at Madrid airport from where it had taken off yesterday late evening for flight A739 to Buenos Aires, with 270 passengers on board. The reason of this unexpected comeback would be that Brazilian authorities denied the aircraft permission to fly in the...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency