SAWT BEIRUT INTERNATIONAL

| 27 September 2021, Monday |

Jordanian passenger jet forced into emergency landing

Royal Jordanian Airlines announced in a statement that its flight RJ 508 from Cairo to Amman was forced Monday into an emergency landing at Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport 10 minutes before the scheduled landing time.

The airline added that it successfully completed the landing of the jet on the main runway, and all 133 passengers and six crew members of the flight were evacuated and transferred to the airport.

The airline is currently working with the concerned authorities to determine the reason behind the error, local media said.