Engine problem forces aircraft back to Iraklio

An aircraft that had been en route to Kiev from Iraklio was forced to return to the Cretan port’s Nikos Kazantzakis airport on Tuesday morning due to a malfunction in the craft’s engine.

All 162 passengers aboard the Aviatrans Airbus 320 were safe and well, according to local reports, and were expected to board another aircraft to their destination.