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Photo: Israel News Flash

The above photo was taken at Ben Gurion airport. Notice anything weird about it?

If your answer was not “WTF is a Saudi Arabian plane doing in Israel”, I will have to tell you to lay off the drugs.

But since you asked:

A Saudi Airlines passenger Airbus landed overnight Wednesday at Ben-Gurion airport, despite a lack of formal diplomatic relations between the two countries and Riyadh’s refusal to recognize Israel’s existence.

The plane, an Airbus A330-300, had landed in Israel due to a technical issue with the plane after departing from Brussels, according to Yediot Aharonot. The plane was empty of passengers and appeared to be on a return flight to one of the airline’s hub cities.

The Israel Airport Industries (IAI) checked the plane without incident, although Ben-Gurion airport officials admitted to the daily that they were shocked to see the plane on the tarmac.

IAI stated Wednesday that the plane underwent “routine maintenance” and that the plane belongs to a European airline that leased the aircraft to Saudi Airlines

Let the conspiracy theories begin!

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David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media
Picture of David Lange

David Lange

A law school graduate, David Lange transitioned from work in the oil and hi-tech industries into fulltime Israel advocacy. He is a respected commentator and Middle East analyst who has often been cited by the mainstream media
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