“The pilot was not educated for that”

“The pilot was not educated for that”


It’s a horrible misadventure skilled by the passengers of a Brussels Airways flight. Whereas they had been to take off from Zaventem for Dubrovnik in Croatia, they discovered themselves in Zagreb… a whole lot of kilometers from their vacation spot. The explanation ? A thunderstorm and robust gusts of wind over the Croatian coastal city.

“The pilot indicated that he was not educated to land in such climate situations. I discover it incomprehensible that we nonetheless tried to make a touchdown, ”says Jef, an HLN journalist current on board. If Brussels Airways was initially to discover a answer for the 140 passengers, in the long run nothing occurred! “They advised we take a taxi, however Dubrovnik is not less than a six-hour drive from Zagreb.”

Since they needed to fend for themselves, Jef and his pals spent an evening in a lodge in Zagreb. “We had been informed that we needed to handle on our personal, however that the prices could be reimbursed to us. It prices 600 to 700 euros extra for 4 individuals in all”. They are going to lastly be capable to attain Dubrovnik and begin their trip tomorrow night, due to an organization apart from Brussels Airways.

By way of spokesperson Maaike Andries, the Belgian airline signifies that it doesn’t have a neighborhood associate in Zagreb and that there have been due to this fact no higher options for passengers. The spokesperson provides that the extra prices shall be reimbursed to them.



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