KLM Royal Dutch Airlines only airline to land during Hong Kong typhoon

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed August 23, 2017 14:31

KLM Royal Dutch Airlines only airline to land during Hong Kong typhoon

According to the South China Morning Post, only one aircraft managed to land at Hong Kong airport this morning during Hong Kong’s Typhoon Hato. KLM flight KL887, a Boeing 747-406M (Combi) flying from Amsterdam-Schiphol (AMS), successfully landed during extreme weather conditions, which included winds reaching up to 113 km per hour. Ethiopian Airlines flight ET672 from Addis Ababa (ADD) attempted to land however was unable to do so instead diverting to Xiamen (XMN) in mainland China.

Eleanor Steed
By Eleanor Steed August 23, 2017 14:31