The plane was flying from the Italian city of Bari to Krakow, but it had to land in Budapest unplanned. According to Anna Robaczyńska representing Wizz Air, all passengers were evacuated. We received the first information and a photo on Contact 24.
The editorial staff of Kontakt 24 received information about the unplanned landing of a Wizz Air plane in Budapest, which was flying from Bari to Krakow. Mr.Michał, a passenger of this plane, said that he and the rest of the passengers were waiting at the Hungarian airport for a message about what to do next.
“It got a little nervous”
– During the flight, we received information that we were going to make an emergency landing in Budapest. It got a little nervous on board. The cabin crew reminded us of the security procedures. We landed in an emergency, we left the plane through the emergency gangways. Now, together with the rest of the passengers, we are waiting at the terminal in Budapest for any information on what to do next. For now, nobody knows anything and they are chasing us a bit from place to place, we also had another security check – said the Internet user. “The plane was full,” the man added.
Landing after anonymous information
We asked Anna Robaczyńska from A PRiori Communications, a representative of Wizz Air, about the unplanned landing. In response, she sent us a carrier’s statement.
“Wizz Air confirms that it received information from an anonymous source about the explosives aboard the W6 5058 flight from Bari to Krakow on July 20. Following the threat assessment, the plane was redirected to Budapest. The flight crew and the operational control center acted in accordance with Currently, the competent services are carrying out the necessary checks to determine whether the threat was false. All passengers have been evacuated, “the release reads.
Main photo source: michał / Contact 24