Crashed Antonov intended to fly on to Bangladesh

Plane scheduled for refueling in Jordan

Two people in hazmat suits sit in a truck on its way to the debris of the crash site of an Antonov An-12 cargo aircraft a few kilometers away from the city of Kavala in Greece on July 17, 2022. (Photo: AFP)
AMMAN — Jordan was not the final stop for the Antonov-12 cargo plane that crashed near Kavala in northern Greece late Saturday, said a source at the Jordanian Civil Aviation Regulatory Commission cited by the Jordan News Agency, Petra.اضافة اعلان

The source said the flight was scheduled to make a refueling stop at Amman’s Queen Alia International Airport at approximately 9:30pm before continuing on to Bangladesh, its final destination.

Media outlets reported earlier Sunday that a cargo plane leaving Serbia to Jordan requested an emergency landing at Kavala Airport in Greece due to an engine malfunction, but the aircraft’s signal was lost.

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