Plane from Afghanistan landed in Iran over flight plan issue: US  

September 5, 2014 10:15 PM

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WASHINGTON: A charter aircraft flying from the US airbase at Bagram in Afghanistan to Dubai was re-routed to Bandar Abbas, Iran, on Friday because of "issues with the flight plan," a US State Department official said.

The official, who spoke on condition of anonymity, said the Iranian authorities asked the Fly Dubai aircraft to return to Afghanistan. When told the aircraft did not have enough fuel to fly back, it was rerouted to Bandar Abbas, the official said, expressing the hope it would be able to leave Iran s...

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