German Air Force One ferrying Merkel was forced to divert

German Air Force, Airbus A340-300, 16+01 (15185684358)

A German Air Force A340 ferrying Chancellor Angela Merkel and the German delegation to the G20 summit in Buenos Aires was forced to divert to Cologne-Bonn airport, Germany on Nov. 29 after the captain noticed several electronic systems onboard had malfunctioned.

BriYYZ from Toronto, Canada [CC BY-SA 2.0], via Wikimedia Commons

Several fire trucks were on standby after the plane landed. The delegation spent the night in Bonn and will travel to Madrid later to catch a commercial flight to Argentina.


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