Wheel loss forces plane into emer­gency land­ing

The Daily Telegraph - - News -

A Ryanair flight was forced to make an emer­gency land­ing yes­ter­day af­ter los­ing one of its nose wheels.

The prob­lem hit the Boe­ing 737 soon af­ter it left Lon­don Stansted bound for Copen­hagen at 8.07am.

It was di­verted to East Mid­lands Air­port where it landed safely.

Sev­eral flights were de­layed at the Le­ices­ter­shire air­port as a re­sult.

Yes­ter­day af­ter­noon a Ryanair spokesman said: “The air­craft landed safely, cus­tomers dis­em­barked and will board a re­place­ment air­craft shortly.”

The Air Ac­ci­dents In­ves­ti­ga­tion Branch de­ployed a team of in­ves­ti­ga­tors to the scene.

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