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2 Qatar Airways planes make emergency landings in Iran's Shiraz

Christian Fernsby ▼ | November 11, 2019
Two Qatar Airways planes had emergency landings in Shiraz International Airport on Sunday.
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A Boeing 777 bound for Doha from Colombo, the Sri Lankan capital, landed in Shiraz International Airport on Sunday because of bad weather in Doha International Airport.

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The airplane left for Doha hours later, according to local Iranian officials.

The other passenger plane, a Boeing 787, that had taken off from Jakarta in Indonesia and was also bound for Doha, landed in Shiraz airport also due to inclement weather conditions in Doha and it was delayed afterwards because the pilot’s flying hours had come to an end. Its passengers are now in one of Shiraz hotels.

The airplane will leave Shiraz for Doha tomorrow when the new flying crew arrives.