Friday, July 04, 2014

Plane from East Midlands Airport declares emergency

A plane  that declared a mid-air emergency after leaving East Midlands Airport has landed with all passengers safe and well.

The 737 Jet2 flight from East Midlands to Heraklion left at 5.40pm and has been circling around the East Midlands while waiting to land for more than 45 minutes.

The emergency was declared shortly after the plane's delayed take off.

Leicestershire Fire and Rescue Service have confirmed they are in attendance at East Midlands Airport.

At just before 6.45pm, the plane began descending gradually, circling over the area.

The plane landed at Manchester Airport just before 7pm.

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