Angela Merkel's plane makes emergency landing in Germany 

Mail Online | 11/29/2018 | Khaleda Rahman For Mailonline
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German Chancellor Angela Merkel's plane headed to the G20 summit in Argentina made an emergency landing in Germany due to a technical problem.

The Airbus A340 government aircraft carrying Merkel and the German delegation to Buenos Aires was forced to land shortly after taking off from Berlin on Thursday.

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The plane turned around over the Netherlands about an hour into the flight before landing in Cologne.

'Following a technical problem, the official plane landed safely in Cologne,' the Chancellery said.

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A replacement German air force plane is being prepared to carry Merkel and her entourage to the G20 meeting that starts on Friday.

It was not immediately clear when a new aircraft would arrive to continue the 15-hour flight to Argentina.

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The captain told passengers aboard the...
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