Plane lands in Glasgow after declaring emergency over Edinburgh

A plane that declared an emergency flying over Edinburgh has now safely landed in Glasgow.

Tuesday, 17th October 2017, 1:11 pm
Updated Tuesday, 12th December 2017, 1:03 pm
The plane is set to continue on from Glasgow Airport

Flight ICE532 / FI532 had left Reykjavik at 7.20am heading for Munich but it is understood that the plane declared an emergency while over the Scottish Capital around 10:20am after a passenger took ill.

Tracking websites showed that following the emergency, the plane had been diverted towards Glasgow Airport.

The Boeing 757 landed at Glasgow Airport shortly afterwards and the passenger was taken off the aircraft as a precaution.

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A screengrab from FlightAware.com shows the reroute

The flight will refuel before continuing its voyage to Germany.

A screengrab from FlightAware.com shows the reroute