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Tuesday, April 28, 2015 - 13:05
Engine problems force KLM flight back to Amsterdam
A KLM flight had to turn around and fly back to Amsterdam due to engine problems on Tuesday morning, the airline announced on Twitter. The flight in question was flight KL1277, from Schiphol to Edinburgh in Scotland. The flight landed safely at Schiphol Airport at 09:20 a.m. According to KLM, the safety of the crew and passengers "was not at stake". KLM stated that it was an Embraer 190 plane, though according to the flight information websites it was a Boeing 737.
There were 99 passengers on board KL1277, De Telegraaf reports. They took another plane to Edinburgh later in the day.
This morning KL1277 returned to Schiphol due to an engine failure. Aircraft landed safely. Safety of passengers & crew has not been at stake— KLM Newsroom (@KLM_press) April 28, 2015