Plane carrying Americans reaches Dubai after being diverted to Iran




 
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September 6th, 2014  
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Topic: Plane carrying Americans reaches Dubai after being diverted to Iran


State Department said on Friday. The Fly Dubai plane took off earlier from Bandar Abbas, Iran, after being rerouted there. Iranian officials first asked it to turn around and then to land at Bandar Abbas when told it did not have enough fuel to return to Afghanistan, the official said. In a statement saying the plane had landed in Dubai, State Department spokeswoman Marie Harf said that contrary to some media reports, "No Iranian jets were scrambled in this situation.




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