Russian Embassy in Finland: Pegasus flights that landed in Helsinki returned to Istanbul

Two Pegasus flights that were grounded in Helsinki due to bad weather in Moscow returned to Istanbul on Sunday morning, the Russian Embassy in Finland reported to RIA Novosti.

According to the diplomatic mission, the embassy received several calls from passengers and their relatives at about 6 a.m. local time. According to the callers, the plane was in Helsinki-Vantaa at about 3 a.m., the passengers remained on board.

“Shortly after receiving the first calls to the embassy, Pegasus Airlines decided to return the flights to Turkey. After 7 a.m., both flights departed Helsinki. They reportedly landed safely in Istanbul,” the diplomatic mission said in a comment to the agency.

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