EasyJet flight bound for UK declares mid-air emergency

AN EasyJet flight en-route to the UK declared a mid-air emergency this afternoon.

The flight from Jersey to Belfast has made a squawk 7700 call - the aviation term for general emergency – at lunchtime.

It carried on towards the Northern Ireland capital where it landed safely, according to data on FlightRadar24.

The jet landed at around 1.15pm, 20 minutes later than scheduled after it departured the Channel Islands 40 minutes late.

An EasyJet spokeswoman later told Daily Star Online the emergency was due to a passenger on board needing urgent...
source: Daily Star

2019-05-22 15:20
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