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Helios Airways aircraft turns back with technical problem.


On Sunday (9 October) a Helios Airways flight travelling from Cyprus to Glasgow, UK, was forced to turn back after experiencing technical problems.

The aircraft, a Boeing 737-800 carrying 184 people, returned to Larnaca 35 minutes after take-off without any problems. The aircraft reported a problem with the air distribution for one of the engines, The Cyprus News Agency reported.

The incident was the second within a couple of days as on 7 October, another Helios flight from Larnaca to London, UK, turned back after reporting a technical problem.

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Date:Oct 10, 2005
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