Edinburgh-Chicago plane declares second emergency in two days

File photo of United Airlines flight 2081. Picture: Wiki Commons
File photo of United Airlines flight 2081. Picture: Wiki Commons
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A plane bound for Chicago has declared an emergency off the west coast of Scotland - a day after the same aircraft diverted to Edinburgh with a fuel leak problem.

United Airlines flight UA2081 was en route from Edinburgh to Chicago, but signalled an emergency as it began crossing the Irish Sea.

The aircraft is returning to Edinburgh.

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