El Al plane makes emergency landing in Hungary
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El Al plane makes emergency landing in Hungary

737 touches down safely in Budapest

An El Al plane taxis into Ben Gurion International Airport (photo credit: Yossi Zamir/Flash90)
An El Al plane taxis into Ben Gurion International Airport (photo credit: Yossi Zamir/Flash90)

An El Al flight from Israel to Brazil was forced to make an emergency landing in Budapest late Sunday, after the flight captain noticed a malfunctioning fuel valve.

The plane landed safely, though emergency crews were called to the scene.

Some 100 people were aboard the Boeing 737. El Al said the problem was being taken care of by the company’s crew in Hungary.

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