El-Al flight to Munich forced to land in Bulgaria after passenger causes disturbance

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June 5, 2014 08:48

 
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An El-Al flight en route to Munich from Ben-Gurion Airport was forced to make an emergency landing in Sofia, Bulgaria on Thursday morning after a passenger caused a disturbance on the plane.

According to Channel 10, the decision to land the plane was made after a passenger hit a member of the El-Al staff.

The passenger was removed from the plane in Sofia and the flight continued to Munich.

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