Domestic Israeli Flight Returned to Airport for Emergency Landing

The plane, carrying 29 passengers, left Ben-Gurion airport and had to make its way back once a problem with its brakes was discovered. It landed safely

Emergency crews at the airport waiting for the emergency landing, November 17, 2018.
Airport Authority Spokesperson's Office

A domestic flight that took off from Ben-Gurion International Airport Saturday was forced to return to the airport after a problem was discovered with its brakes. It landed safely and no injuries were reported.

The Arkia Israeli Airlines flight was headed to the southern city of Eilat with 29 passengers on board.

Magen David Adom rescue service teams secured the plane's landing.

File Photo: An Arkia Israeli Airlines flight