KLM royal Dutch airlines flight, with horses on board and vice versa, due to Mexican volcano’s

A KLM royal Dutch airlines flight from amsterdam to Mexico City on Thursday over Canada in the other way around and is on his way back to the Netherlands. Because of the volcano Popocatépetl, in central Mexico has burst out, the camera had to relocate. A landing can be made in the area, according to the KLM’s is not an option, because of the plane’s 24 horses on board.

Flight KL685 rose Thursday afternoon at 14.50 from the airport amsterdam airport Schiphol as their final destination, Mexico City. To the board and are in addition to the 257 people in 24 horses.

According to a spokesman for KLM, it was back to be the best option, because it is not the only airport in the area, the horses are able to deal with them.

Even more important, the KLM was on the plane couldn’t land in a region in which the passengers do not have the correct visa.

In the Canadian city of Quebec, and returned to the plane to get. The aircraft was around 2: 30 am in the night from Thursday to Friday, and landed at amsterdam’s Schiphol airport.

The Popocatépetl is an active volcano that sat morning burst. Up to 1.5 km altitude, spat out of the volcano’s red-hot shaft.


The volcano Popocatepetl in Mexico is bursting at the


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