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Technical glitch in landing cause alert at Helsinki airport

18 Jul 2019, 19:22 ( 4 Months ago)

DF-Xinhua Report
File Photo Finavia.

Regional rescue services in the Helsinki area were alerted on Wednesday night for a "risk of a possible major air transport incident".

Local media reported that 13 additional rescue units were sent to the airport after the alert. The alert was posted at 22:27 Helsinki time.

After 23:00, the rescue services announced the aircraft concerned had been able to land safely.

The operator or the flight number of the aircraft associated with the alert was not disclosed.