Edinburgh - Venice plane declares emergency mid-air

A plane travelling from Edinburgh to Venice has declared a mid air emergency 180 miles into its journey.

Monday, 14th August 2017, 4:45 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th September 2017, 12:32 pm
An Easyjet plane is understood to have landed following a mid air emergency.

The Easyjet flight, EZY21KJ, left Edinburgh Airport at 14:36 and was scheduled to arrive in Venice at 18:10.

It is understood that the plane has called a mid-air emergency and intends to land at Manchester.

The plane had travelled 180 miles before circling Slaithwaite

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The flight map prior to the emergency. Image Planefinder.net

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The flight map prior to the emergency. Image Planefinder.net