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Turkey bars its own flag carrier rescue charter from landing in Istanbul

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    Turkish Airlines chartered 773 was asked to turn around and go elsewhere halfway through its flight from Phnom Penh with cruise liner Wesrterdam's passengers on board who were heading to various destinations via IST.

    Aircraft had just entered Iranian airspace when instructed to not come to Turkey, after staying in holding pattern for sometime in southeast of the country near Pakistan border, it then diverted to Karachi and was on ground for seven hours with over 250 mostly US and Canadian nationals onboard, Holland America Line had chartered the aircraft, it eventually flew to Amsterdam.

    https://abcnews.go.com/Politics/plan...ry?id=69109034

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