In the last hour or so, a Royal Air Maroc Boeing 787 operating a flight to Istanbul has returned to Casablanca following the declaration of an emergency.
Royal Air Maroc 787 Casablanca-Istanbul Declares Emergency…
Royal Air Maroc flight AT910 is a routine scheduled flight between Casablanca and Istanbul, with the affected rotation being operated by CN-RGU.
As per data from Planespotters.net, CN-RGU is a 7.1 year old Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner that was delivered to the Moroccan carrier back in December 2016.
Of the 787-8 variant, the airline has five of them, of which all are in active service and have an average fleet age of 8.0 years.
Royal Air Maroc flight AT910 departed Casablanca at 1026 local time and proceeded on a north-easterly track towards Istanbul.
Upon reaching Spanish airspace, the aircraft declared an emergency and made a u-turn back in the direction of it’s origin point.
The aircraft then made a safe landing following the emergency declaration, with the aircraft still on the ground at the time of writing.
At this stage, it is unclear what the cause of the emergency was.
Therefore, this remains a developing story until the facts are ascertained. As soon as we have the updates pertinent to this, then we will add this to the article when we get it.
But for now, all eyes will be on this emergency as more information comes out.
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