Plan in emergency landing at airport after passenger falls ill
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