The prince and members of the Spanish government were en route to Honduras Sunday for the swearing-in of the country's new president, Juan Orlando Hernandez, when the oil warning light on the aircraft was activated, TheLocal.es reported Monday.
After the safe landing, the crew and passengers waited for 9 hours until technical issues were resolved.
It was the second time the state-owned airplane had technical issues that resulted in the grounding of a plane carrying the prince, officials said. On Nov. 24, Felipe missed a political conference in Brazil after a midair wing-flap malfunction forced an emergency landing.
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