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Boeing 777 operated by KLM returns to Amsterdam due to technical problem

By Thomson Reuters Jun 23, 2024 | 8:26 AM

AMSTERDAM (Reuters) – A Boeing 777 aircraft operate1d by Dutch airline KLM returned to Amsterdam’s Schiphol airport on Sunday after reporting an unspecified technical problem, national air traffic control said.

Flight KLM705 destined for Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro turned around over neighbouring Belgium, after requesting to land as a precaution, a spokeswoman for the Dutch air traffic control said.

It was unclear precisely what was wrong.

The aircraft was shown on FlightRadar 24 has having returned to Schiphol Airport.

(Reporting by Anthony Deutsch; Editing by David Goodman and Louise Heavens)