Jet2 flight from Malaga to Edinburgh declared mid-air emergency after passenger fell ill on board

A mid-air emergency was declared on board a Jet2 flight heading to Edinburgh Airport from Malaga after a passenger fell ill on board.

Friday, 4th October 2019, 2:25 pm
Updated Friday, 4th October 2019, 6:50 pm

The flight landed safely at Edinburgh Airport at 2.15pm this afternoon.

A spokeswoman for Jet2 said: “Flight LS858 from Malaga to Edinburgh declared an emergency due to a customer requiring medical attention.

"The flight crew followed standard procedure and the flight landed safely into Edinburgh as planned."

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Jet2 flight from Malaga to Edinburgh declares mid-air emergency