Flight diverted to Edinburgh Airport due to emergency situation

A Scandinavian Airlines flight has diverted to Edinburgh Airport, due to an emergency on board.

Flight SAS31B, which set off from Stockholm around 9.30am this morning, made an abrupt turn towards Edinburgh while flying over Fife.

The aircraft sent out a Squawk 7700 code, which indicates that an emergency situation has taken place on board.

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A spokesperson for Scandinavian Airlines said the diversion was made after a passenger fell ill.

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The flight was originally due to land in Dublin at 11:10am.

Edinburgh Airport also confirmed the diversion.

A Scandinavian Airlines flight has made an emergency diversion to Edinburgh Airport. (Photo credit: Lisa Ferguson)