TAM Airlines Flight Makes Emergency Landing in Paris [UPDATED]
UPDATE 6:00PM ET: A TAM press release says that the plane suffered a “technical problem” but did not say what the problem was. The airline says it is assisting the affected customers.
A TAM Airlines Airbus A330-200 made an emergency landing in Paris Tuesday afternoon.
Flight 8055, operated by aircraft PT-MVF, had just departed Charles DeGaulle Airport for Rio de Janeiro when it declared an emergency.
The aircraft flew north and circled over the English Channel to dump fuel before returning safely to Paris.
It is not known what caused the emergency landing.