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Spanish prime minister Zapatero's aircraft fails two take offs in Togo
Lomé, Togo - A swarm of flies would have blocked the speed sensors
A curious incident happened yesterday to Spanish prime minister Jose Luis Rodriguez Zapatero, returning from his visit in Nigeria and Togo. The pilot of the Dassault Falcon 900 on which he was flying has in fact been forced to stop take off operations twice. The first attempt failed due to a problem with a speed sensor that would have been caused by the impact with a swarm of flies; the second take...
AVIONEWS - World Aeronautical Press Agency