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Brussels Airlines forced to cancel four flights after incidents with two aircraft

The Belgian carrier Brussels Airlines has scrapped four flights in recent days due to technical problems with two planes. The news was released by the commercial TV station VTM and confirmed by the airline.

On Friday, a Brussels Airlines plane bound for Brussels Airport could not take off in Tenerife, as a tyre sustained damage caused by debris on the runway. The flight could only leave for Zaventem on Sunday morning. Yesterday, a flight bound for Las Palmas had to make a U-turn shortly after take-off, after a bird had ended up in the engines. The plane returned to Brussels and could only leave today. 

Because of these two incidents, Brussels Airlines had to scrap four flights, but passengers could leave with other aircraft. There are no new cancellations to be expected for Monday.