Plan in emer­gency land­ing at air­port af­ter pas­sen­ger falls ill

Manchester Evening News - - NEWS -

A DUBLIN-bound flight was forced to make an emer­gency land­ing at Manch­ester Air­port yes­ter­day af­ter­noon.

The plane had to di­vert to Manch­ester af­ter a pas­sen­ger fell ill on-board.

They were taken off the plane for treat­ment and the flight, which took off from Birm­ing­ham at 11.55am, con­tin­ued on its way.

It was sched­uled to land in Dublin at 2.30pm.

A spokes­woman for Aer Lin­gus said: “Aer Lin­gus can con­firm that flight EI3265 op­er­ated by Sto­bart Air trav­el­ling from Birm­ing­ham to Dublin di­verted to Manch­ester Air­port to­day due to a med­i­cal emer­gency.

“The flight landed safely at Manch­ester Air­port at 12.30pm lo­cal time and the pas­sen­ger re­quir­ing med­i­cal at­ten­tion dis­em­barked.

“The flight is con­tin­u­ing on to Dublin where it is ex­pected to land at 14.30pm lo­cal time.”

Manch­ester Air­port con­firmed the flight landed at 12.30pm.

Flo­ral trib­utes left at the scene

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