Around an hour into the trip from Berlin, the captain told passengers he had made a decision to land at Cologne-Bonn airport in northwestern Germany after the "malfunction of several electronic systems".
Merkel's delayed arrival has thrown her schedule into disarray, and DPAreported she was to miss the traditional G20 "family photo" of attending heads of state and government.
Merkel and other passengers initially remained on board the aircraft, called "Konrad Adenauer", as mechanics inspected its brakes and several fire engines waited nearby, according to a Reuters reporter on board.
"I'm glad we had the most experienced captain of the German Air Force in command", she said.
Interestingly, this is not the first time the same Airbus 340, named after German statesman Konrad Adenauer, experiences failures that force VIP to change their original plans: Scholz was reportely grounded olast month after an International Monetary Fund meeting in Indonesia. Later, they boarded another plane to Madrid. It was not immediately clear which bilateral meetings would have to be rescheduled.
The German air force on Friday ruled out sabotage, with a spokesman telling national news agency DPA that "there is absolutely no indication of a criminal act".
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But Ainge insists he is willing to stick with Boston's current roster to see if they can get out of their current sticky patch. Davis has two years left on his contract with the Pelicans - with a player option to leave the team after the 2019-20 season.
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That title, according to the Guinness Book of World Records , belongs to Bellino the bovine of Rome, Italy. Instead, he'll live out his life on the farm, where he's become a natural leader among the other cows.
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Hazard was likely to be rested anyway on Thursday, but given his recent recovery from a back problem, the Blues will not risk him. Sarri said: "I am anxious because 25 days ago he had a back injury". "So I think that he has lost a lot of training.
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