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The aircraft of the airline AirBaltic, flying from Riga to Moscow, returned to the capital of Latvia because of a suspicious odor. It is reported Agency city news “Moscow”.
The airline representative said that the unusual smell shortly after takeoff noticed as passengers and pilots. The aircraft commander decided to return to the airport of departure, on the ground, the liner met the crews of the relevant services in conditions of enhanced security.
Termination of the flight and landing is standard international procedure in case of unusual odors in the aircraft.
30 Mar airliner United Airlines had to urgently land at the airport in Washington because of the intolerable stench on Board. Seven travelers were hospitalized. One of the passengers said that the stench was reminiscent of “fuel smell” and it only intensified after the plane took off from the airport.
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