A Pegasus Airlines airplane made an emergency landing at the Zagreb airport. (Photo: Marko Prpic/PIXSELL) A Pegasus Airlines airplane made an emergency landing at the Zagreb airport. (Photo: Marko Prpic/PIXSELL)

The Franjo Tuđman airport reported that at 14:40 it received information from Croatian Air Traffic Control regarding a request for emergency landing from a Pegasus Airlines airplane registered under TCAMP, flight number PGT 93J on route from Istanbul to Paris due to indications of a fire in the cargo portion of the plane. Upon landing all passengers exited the plane.

The Rescue Firefighting Service at the Zagreb international airport is conducting an inspection, said a statement from the airport.

Zagreb firefighters were at the scene with seven fire trucks and 24 firefighters, however there was no need for their services.

This is the second emergency landing at the Zagreb airport that took place recently. On September 6th a WizzAir airplane on route from Niš to Basel made an emergency landing due to smoke in the pilot’s cabin.

Source: HRT