Officials claimed it was accidental saying the aircraft tried to land twice but was diverted due to high winds.
A Lufthansa pilot drew a penis-shaped flight path in the sky last week after being diverted from Catania airport in Sicily.
The 24-kilometre-long pattern was spotted by amused aviation fans on FlightRadar24.
The aircraft left Frankfurt in Germany at 1.45 pm on 28 July and reportedly attempted to land at Catania twice before its course was diverted.
It took just over 16 minutes to circle in the sky off the east coast of Sicily – a manoeuvre that created the penis shape – before returning to its original flight path and continuing
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