The journey of development Minister Gerd Müller in southern Africa is hampered by another aircraft mishap. After the landing of the machine in Ndola in Zambia is a fault in the System had been shown, said a spokesman for the air force, the German press Agency.
The CSU-politician and his Delegation should travel according to his Ministry with a civilian airline to return to Germany.
The new, now second error is not, according to initial investigations, in connection with a defective valve which had made a Start of the two-jet Bombardier Global 5000 flight readiness in Malawi, initially, impossible. The Minister and his Delegation had used a scheduled flight to come to Zambia. A planned trip to Namibia had been cancelled.
The CSU-politician said, the repeated technical problems with the aircraft of the Federal government, damaged the Reputation of Germany in the world. The breakdown would have an “enormous negative symbolic effect for the High-Tech country, Germany,” he said during the visit to Zambia of the German press Agency. The Ministry of defence had argued that the failure times of the machines were statistically low.