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EasyJet flight forced to make emergency landing after mid-air incident | UK | News

An EasyJet plane was forced to make an emergency landing at Liverpool John Lennon Airport after a passenger was taken unwell on the flight. An EasyJet spokesman said emergency services were on hand at the airport to offer assistance.

The plane’s captain declared an emergency about an hour after leaving on Sunday, May 7, at which point it was over the Irish Sea at about 5.20pm when it diverted.

After landing in Liverpool, the flight continued safely on its journey.

A spokeswoman for EasyJet said: “EasyJet can confirm that flight EZY40 from London Stansted to Belfast diverted to Liverpool on 7 May 2023 due to a passenger on board requiring urgent medical assistance.

“Paramedics met the aircraft on arrival in Liverpool and the flight has since landed safely in Belfast.

“The safety and wellbeing of our customers and crew is our highest priority.”

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