• French Louis Vuitton team stuck in Siberia in -20C for 2 days after Air France emergency landing

    1 month ago - By RT

    An Air France flight from Paris to Shanghai has been stuck in the Russian city of Irkutsk for two days, giving lightly-clothed passengers - with a Louis Vuitton team among them - first-hand experience of the Siberian weather.
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  • Air France Passengers Stranded in Siberia for 3 Days After 2 Planes Malfunction

    1 month ago - By Time

    Passengers aboard Air France Flight AF116 to Shanghai were left stranded in Siberia for three days after their plane was forced to make an emergency landing and a replacement plane suffered a technical issue.
    “The crew of AF116 on a Boeing 777 from Paris to Shanghai decided to divert to Irkutsk in Russia after an acrid smell and light smoke appeared on board,” the French carrier told wire service Agence France-Presse. The plane landed safely, with no one on board hurt.
    When engineers realized the plane could not be fixed quickly enough, a second Boeing was dispatched by Air France from...
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  • 282 Air France passengers stranded in freezing Siberia for 3 days after emergency stop en route to Shanghai

    282 Air France passengers stranded in freezing Siberia for 3 days after emergency stop en route to Shanghai

    1 month ago - By Business Insider

    An Air France flight with 282 passengers on board made an emergency landing in Siberia en route from Paris to Shanghai.
    Passengers were forced to wait for three days after their replacement plane had technical issues.
    They were not dressed for the cold and were under constant a police presence as they did not have Russian visas, The Moscow Times reported.
    A third plane managed to collect the passengers on Wednesday morning.
    Passengers on an Air France flight en route to Shanghai were left stranded in freezing Siberia for three days after their plane was forced to make an emergency landing...
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