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Updated: Emergency Declared at Ben-Gurion Airport

Ambulances lined up at Ben Gurion Airport

Ambulances lined up at Ben Gurion Airport
Photo Credit: Hatzalah

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12:09 PM A Greek plane, earlier reported as a Jordanian and later as  an Egyptian private Misair airline plane,was  bound for Jordan and landed safely in Israel.

The pilot called out “Mayday” after the hydraulic system failed.

Egyptian Plane Safely Landed

Picture: Israel Bardugo

12:00PM A high level emergency has been declared at Ben-Gurion airport. MDA is currently at its highest emergency level. Emergency medical volunteers are being asked to come in.

What is known so far is that a plane with 170 passengers is having difficulty landing, after the pilot declared an emergency.

Emergency personnel have been called up to be prepared for any scenario.

Firetrucks and ambulances have been called in from Jerusalem, Tel Aviv, Ramat Gan, and Rishon L’Tzion. The IAF dispatched two 669 emergency rescue helicopters to the area.

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6 Responses to “Updated: Emergency Declared at Ben-Gurion Airport”

  1. Lloyd Bergner says:

    Careful..this may be a "trial run"to test the emergency response system at BG by the muslim enemy.

  2. What an ingenious way to deliver a nuclear bomb into Israel! I am sure that Israel can defect in advance before the plane lands. If not, … I don't want to think of the possibility.

  3. Lori Fajnsod Maslow says:

    As if an ElAl jet would be given the same courtesy in another country. I'd be really careful and agree that this could be a 'test run'.

  4. You are right, it can in US or EU happen.

  5. We always do for them,they try to kill us and the world blames us all the time

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