Flight from Tel Aviv to Munich makes emergency landing in Bulgaria
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Flight from Tel Aviv to Munich makes emergency landing in Bulgaria

Lufthansa aircraft evacuated safely in Sofia after smell of burning spreads through cabin

This file photo taken on June 06, 2016 shows an airplane of the German airline Lufthansa landing at Barcelona's airport in El Prat de Llobregat. (AFP PHOTO / JOSEP LAGO)
This file photo taken on June 06, 2016 shows an airplane of the German airline Lufthansa landing at Barcelona's airport in El Prat de Llobregat. (AFP PHOTO / JOSEP LAGO)

A Lufthansa flight from Tel Aviv to Munich was forced into an emergency landing in the Bulgarian capital of Sofia Tuesday night after a burning smell spread through the cabin.

The Airbus aircraft landed safely and its passengers were evacuated as technical crews began examining the plane, Channel 10 reported.

Lufthansa has provided lodgings for the passengers, who will board a flight for Munich on Wednesday morning.

The Germany company apologized for the inconvenience to passengers, and said safety was its top priority.

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