Turkish airport closes due to emergency landing of plane from Qatar

An ambulance plane issued an emergency warning and asked to turn back after taking off from the airport on the morning of March 14. (Supplied)

Trabzon Airport in the eastern Black Sea region of Turkey closed temporarily on Wednesday after an air ambulance plane sought permission for an emergency landing, an official from Turkey's airports authority said.

The plane was bound from Qatar to Germany, the official said. CNN Turk broadcast live footage showing a small jet landing at the airport in Trabzon.

An ambulance plane issued an emergency warning and asked to turn back after taking off from the airport on the morning of March 14, Doğan News Agency reported.
 

(With Reuters)

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