Lufthansa emergency unfolding on LH428 Munich – Charlotte: How bad?
LH428 non stop flight from Munich, Germany to Charlotte Douglas International Airport, North Carolina, USA took off Sunday at 12.40h Munich time.
The captain of the Lufthansa Airbus 330-343 declared an emergency when approaching Irish Airspace and turned around. Experts postedono Twitter the flight was diverted to Glasgow due to an unknown emergency.
The plane lowered altitude to 15,000 feet and stayed at this altitude bypassing Glasgow, bypassing Birmingham, crossing over to the Netherland, Belgium and just crossed back into German airspace at 15.57 German time – all keeping a low altitude of 15,000 feet, less than 5000 meters.
eTN reached out to Lufthansa Public Relations shortly after LH428 was in emergency mode, but the promised response was not received.
eTN will continue to follow the path of this aircraft.