Government Plane Makes a Forced Landing at Helsinki Airport; Passengers Unhurt

Ljubljana/Helsinki, 15 March - The Slovene goverment plane had to make a forced landing in Helsinki on Thursday, after the hydraulic system of the Lear Jet 35A broke down, leaving the plane without trailing edge flaps, landing gear spoilers and the brake system. A government delegation headed by Slovene Europe Minister Janez Potocnik travelling to Finland was left unharmed, government's secretary general Mirko Bandelj said on Friday.

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