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An RJ aircraft returns to Queen Alia Airport after 30 minutes of departure to Beirut

2012-12-16

Amman, Dec. 13, 2012: A Royal Jordanian source said that an RJ aircraft made its way back and landed at Queen Alia International Airport 30 minutes after its departure from Amman to Beirut (RJ 403) on Dec. 13, 2012.

The source pointed out that the Captain of the Embraer 195 decided not to continue with the flight to Beirut and to get back to Amman, due to his suspicion about a technical issue, being keen on maintaining passengers’ safety. On board were 84 passengers and five crew members.

The source mentioned that the company prepared an alternative aircraft which took off to Beirut at 15:30 same day.