Press Release –
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia – Ethiopian wishes to clarify distorted news, which appeared in some media, regarding a minor technical issue concerning Ethiopian flight number ET-607 of 14 April 2015 from Guangzhou (China) to Addis Ababa.
ET-607 on its way from Guangzhou (China) to Addis Ababa had a small technical issue and, as a safety precaution, made a stop in Mumbai to fix the minor issue. The issue was fixed on the ground but, after takeoff, it repapered and the aircraft returned to Mumbai.
Passengers were properly handled and were made to rest in hotels until the issue was fully fixed. Once it was fixed, the aircraft flew to Addis with all the passengers.
Ethiopian attaches the highest priority to the safety of its passengers and takes extraordinary precautions to ensure their safety at all times. The airline apologizes to its esteemed customers for the inconvenience caused by the delay.
Source: Ethiopian Airlines