Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Lagos mysteriously flies to Khartoum

A Qatar Airways flight from Doha to Lagos, Nigeria was diverted to Khartoum, Sudan for unknown reasons on Thursday. According to data from the aircraft-tracking website FlightRadar24, the Qatar Airways jet — a Boeing 787-8 Dreamliner — was crossing Ethiopia when it made a diversion to the north-west.

The plane then landed at Khartoum airport at 12:20 p.m. UTC, according to FlightRadar24 tracking. The next movement was recorded at 3:43 p.m. UTC, when flight QR1409 was tracked flying south-west, in the direction of Lagos.