The Boeing RC-135W Rivet Joint was flying near Newark-on-Trent when it issued a 7700 emergency, according to maps from FlightRadar24. The alert means the crew determined they have an “urgent” or “distressing” situation. As the aircraft continued to fly the Lincolnshire area,
The BA flight number BA268 was travelling over Northern Ireland when the crew declared the emergency, which they said was due to a sick passenger. As a result the plane was given “priority” access to land at London Heathrow airport. The flight
British Airways flight BA1306 left London Heathrow at 10.39am and was expected to arrive in Aberdeen at around 11.51am today. But the flight has been forced to divert to Manchester due to a mid-flight emergency. It is not yet known what the
BOEING 777 aircraft with the same engines as a flight involved in a devastating mid-air fire will be banned from flying over UK airspace, the Transport Secretary has confirmed.