Cityhopper returns to Schiphol

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Shortly after takeoff a KLM Cityhopper returned to Schiphol. The pilot decided to turn as a precaution after the plane was hit by lightning in a heavy thunderstorm.According to unconfirmed reports, there were problems with the navigation of the aircraft.

The KL1885, on its way to Neurenberg, Germany, circled round in consultation with the air traffic controllers, and then returned to Schiphol. Meanwhile, the emergency services gathered at the airport as a precaution.

The pilot landed the aircraft on the Buitenveldertbaan. The 72 passengers and crew were never in any danger, according to the KLM.