Odd News Friday The 13th
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A Finnair flight lands at the Helsinki International Airport in Vantaa, Finland, in this April 2010 file photo.

October 13, 2017

Flight 666 makes one last Friday the 13th trip to HEL

COPENHAGEN, Denmark — The Helsinki airport says Flight 666 has arrived safety in HEL — the airport code for the Finnish capital — for the last time.

The Finnair flight took off from Copenhagen, Denmark, in the 13th hour of Friday the 13th, headed for Helsinki Vantaa airport.

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Finavia, which operates Finland's 21 airports, says the flight landed eight minutes ahead of schedule at 3:47 p.m. local.

The flight started 11 years ago and has fallen on Friday the 13th 21 times with no reported ill effects.

Still, Finnair has decided to retire the flight number. As the carrier is switching around some flight numbers later this month, Flight AY666 will become AY954.


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