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Air France A380 diverts to Germany because of space launch

An Air France A380 flying from Shanghai to Paris had to divert to Hamburg early Wednesday morning because of an airspace closure related to the launch of a Russian spacecraft, The Associated Press reports. Air France said Flight 111 made the stop in Hamburg early Wednesday to refuel after it had to take a longer-than-expected route to avoid airspace restrictions. ( More...

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hardworker7 0
Either Russia not very timely in the posting of NOTAMS or AF just missed this one.
Judging from some of the French instructors I have had, I'll assume AF missed it...


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