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The plane from Holland takes the lightning, his departure for Berlin delayed

Paris : France | May 16, 2012 at 9:38 AM PDT
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The aircraft carrying the president François Holland to Berlin was forced to make a half-turn on Tuesday after it was hit by lightning, and the head of State is distributed to its destination on-board another plane, it was learned with the Ministry of Defense. The presidential aircraft, a Falcon 7X, "has taken the lightning", said the ministry. "For safety measures and precautions, and the plane was not very far from Paris has made a half-turn. It is posed without cluttered at Villacoublay and the president is evenly distributed on board of a Falcon 900 ", has been stressed. According to a source aeronautics, the uncertainties of the meteorology generate "regularly this kind of things". "This happens from time to time, on all kinds of devices", has been stressed from the same source. Mr. Holland must meet in Berlin, the German Chancellor Angela Merkel for a working dinner. The head of State, invested 7th president of the Fifth Republic on Tuesday at the end of the morning, had left the military base in Villacoublay to 17H15, on board a falcon 7X to the colors of the Republic.
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