Air Canada flight forced to make emergency landing at Glasgow Airport

A transatlantic flight had to be diverted to a Scottish airport on Saturday evening after declaring a mid-air emergency.

The Air Canada Rouge plane had been flying at 35,000ft over the Western Isles when the pilot requested urgent permission to land at Glasgow Airport.

The drama involving the jet – which had been travelling from Budapest in Hungary to Toronto Pearson Airport – began shortly before 7pm when one of the passengers on board became unwell.

Cabin crew on...
source: Daily Record

2019-06-16 05:29
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