Emergency slide of Boeing 737 deployed inadvertently before flying the Czech National Team ahead of UEFA Championship cup last-16 match.
The Boeing 737 and the Czech!
The aircraft, with registration LY-KDT, was supposed to fly the Czech National Team to Budapest ahead of their play-off match against the Netherlands.
The Czechs have now qualified for the quarterfinals, beating 2-0 to the Netherlands in the last-16 game on Sunday. They qualified into the last-16 as the third-best team in Group D.
Incident and the Players!
The players were already on board the special plane on Saturday morning when the slide got deployed.
They had to get off the plane, and they missed training in Budapest.
The National team’s management was a bit more serious about the incident.
Midfielder Alex Kral tweeted saying:
“I have experienced flight delays, relocations as well, even cancellations due to the coronavirus. But not to fly due to an accidentally inflated slide, this is the first time.”