Army planes sent out after UAE plane strays into Czech air space

17-02-2008

Two Czech Army fighter jets were sent to establish contact with a passenger plane from the United Arab Emirates which accidentally strayed into Czech air space on Saturday morning, the news website Novinky.cz reported. Once contact had been made with the plane, which was bound for London, the two Czech Gripen jets returned to their base at Časlav, an army spokesperson said on Sunday.