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A Lufthansa A380 Had A 7 Hour Flight To Nowhere Today

There are a variety of reasons that flights divert. Sometimes it's due to a medical issue, sometimes it's due to a mechanical issue, sometimes it's due to a security issue. However, generally speaking (though not always) when a flight diverts, it does so to the nearest practical airport. That wasn't quite the story for today's Lufthansa flight 440, which was operated by an A380, and scheduled to fly from Frankfurt to Houston.
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