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Aircraft of Air France crashed into the top of Ghent almost on Egyptian freighter

Aircraft of Air France crashed into the top of Ghent almost on Egyptian freighter

An airliner of Air France on the way to Amsterdam on the first day of the year above the Belgian city of Ghent almost in collision with an Egyptian freighter.

Belgian media are reporting on Saturday that the two devices to each other mainly by the carelessness of the Egyptian crew flies crossed on approximately six kilometers in height.

The Airbus A320 of Air France had the descent towards Schiphol deployed and the Egyptian Airbus A300 took off from the airport of Oostende and flew to Cairo.

According to people involved in the research ignored the Egyptian crew three times to the instructions of the traffic control to not higher to fly. In addition, ignored the crew is also an alarm that went off because the two devices together as close approached.

According to the Belgian broadcaster VRT they approached each other until only ninety metres. The research of the authorities to this “serious incident” is still ongoing.

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