KLM spent 11 hours to fly from Amsterdam to Amsterdam

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The passengers of flight 685 of KLM spent 11 hours in their Boeing 747-400 to go from Amsterdam to … Amsterdam.

The KLM Boeing 747-400, which was to connect the Schiphol-Amsterdam Airport to Mexico City, turned back over Canada. Because of this, the crew was warned of the activity of the Popocatepetl volcano, near the Mexican capital, which could make the landing dangerous. Flight 685 returned to Schiphol-Amsterdam, its starting point, crossing




« The reason for this return was the unfavorable flying conditions over Mexico after the activity of the Popocatepetl volcano. We apologize for the inconvenience, « writes the company KLM on his Twitter account.





But why did not the crew divert the plane to a Canadian or US airport, avoiding passengers crossing the Atlantic for a second time? « Landing at another airport was impossible because of visa requirements for passengers and the presence of a large shipment of horses on board, » KLM said in a statement. Clearly,

 

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