AMSTERDAM, NETHERLANDS – A NetJets business jet made a precautionary landing at Schiphol on Saturday morning due to smoke in the cabin, caused by a technical defect, luchtvaartnieuws reports. There were no injuries reported.
The Dassault Falcon 2000EX from NetJets Europe with registration CS-DLF had departed Amsterdam Airport Schiphol at 11.25 AM local time, when the crew reported smoke in the cabin, just minutes after takeoff. The business jet then returned to the airport and landed safely at 11:36 AM.
The aircraft was awaited at the runway by emergency services, including a trauma helicopter. There were no injuries reported.
NetJets Europe is the largest business aviation company in Europe and is a partially owned subsidiary of U.S. company NetJets Inc. Netjets Europe is based in Portugal and has a dedicated fleet of 100 aircraft of 9 different types. The aviation company flies around 1,500 Owners to 900 airports in Europe and to more than 5,000 airports around the world.
NetJets Europe – also known by its corporate legal name – NetJets Transportes Aéreos, S.A., was founded in 1996 as a sister company of NetJets Inc., formerly known as Executive Jet Aviation, which was founded in 1964 as the first private business jet charter and aircraft management company in the world.
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